Information for Faculty and Staff

The International Services Office is committed to assist Southeastern's faculty and staff with all matters concerning non-U.S. citizens. If you have any questions about hiring or inviting an individual who is neither a U.S. citizen nor permanent resident, please contact the ISO before making a commitment of employment.


Guidelines for Hiring Foreign Nationals

Ready to hire someone but have questions as to which immigration status would be most appropriate? Review our guidelines page to see a general outline of non-immigrant classifications and their appropriate uses. More>>


H-1B Specialty Workers

Get general information on this non-immigrant category, whether you are classified as an H-1B visa holder or you are a department interested in hiring one. More>>


Honoraria Payments

Have you invited someone to the U.S. to lecture, teach, or otherwise share knowledge? Paying that non-immigrant an honorarium may be a good idea. However, you need to know the basics before services are rendered. More>>


J-1 Visiting Scholars

There are many J-1 visiting scholar categories. Learn which one applies to the services you seek. More>>



This category was developed as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement to facilitate the entry of Canadian and Mexican Citizens to the United States in order to engage in professional activities on a temporary basis. Learn More>>


Temporary Visitors

This status is a non-immigrant classification for persons desiring to enter the U.S. temporarily for business, tourism, or medical treatment. Learn More>>



Contact Us:

International Services Office

SLU Box 10752

Ph: 985-549-2360

Fax: 985-549-5882