Scholars

Welcome to myIO. This page details what you need to know about how to best use the service during your time at The University of Texas at Austin.

myIO is an immigration case management system utilized by Texas Global at The University of Texas at Austin to assist International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

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Please Note: this link will take you directly to the client services page. If you are not authorized to access myIO, you will not be able to request any services.

Services in myIO

The below services are available through myIO.

Passport Update
You can upload a copy of your latest Passport here.
Update your visa
You can upload a copy of your latest Visa here.
Replace a DS-2019
Is your DS-2019 lost or damaged? Use this form to request a new one.
Archived Immigration Documents
Are you a former J-1 Scholar and need archived immigration documents? You can request copies of them through this form.
Transfer Out
Looking to transfer your DS-2019 to another program, let us know.
Add a child to your document
You can complete this form to request a DS-2019 for following to join children.
Add your spouse to your document
You can complete this form to request a DS-2019 for a following to join spouse.
Update Insurance
Has your insurance expired or about to expire? Update ISSS with your latest insurance information. Having current valid insurance is required to maintain a valid J-1 Status.
View Information On Extension
This will tell you how to go about extending your DS-2019.
Sign up for J-1 Orientation
Are you a new J-1 Exchange Visitor? Please sign up for the mandatory J-1 Orientation.
Check your status
Has a department at UT requested a DS-2019 for you? You can check the status of your request here.
Student Interns
Are you a prospective J-1 Student Intern? You can check the status of your request here.
Check your status

Has your department initiated an H-1B request for you? You can check the status of it here.

Check your status

Has your department initiated a Lawful Permanent Resident Petition Sponsorship request with our office? You can check the status of it here.

Regardless of your immigration status you can utilize myIO to keep your contact details updated.

Update Emergency Contacts
Have a new emergency contact? You can update here.
Update contact information
You can update your unofficial email and phone number with our office.
NOTE: if you need to update your official email address, local address, permanent address, etc. You will need to use the all my address page in UT Direct.

Services not in myIO

These services are not in myIO, but will help keep us informed of your latest contact details.

Workday
If you need to update your official:
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Addresses
You can do that here. Note: if you are a J-1 Exchange Visitor you are required to have a phone number and US local address on file.
My UT Benefits
If you are a J-1 Exchange Visitor with UT Insurance you can use this to provide us with updated insurance information.

Still have questions?

Check out our FAQ for scholars or use askUS.