Faculty and Staff Immigration Services

Mission Statement

To advance The University of Iowa's goals to be a premier public research university with a culturally diverse community of faculty and professional and scientific (P&S) staff with scholarly and creative achievements in education, research, and health care.


Faculty and Staff Immigration Services aspires to support and enhance The University of Iowa's ability to recruit and retain international faculty and professional and scientific (P&S) staff of distinction.

Educational Resources

To register for campus-wide courses, visit the UI Learning and Development web site.

Faculty and Staff Immigration Services will develop department specific course(s) on request, tailoring content to specific interests and needs. To request this service, please contact us.

Legal Advice

Our office does not provide legal advice to University of Iowa or community individuals.  For persons needing legal advice, we recommend consulting a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Employment in F-1, F-2, J-1, or J-2 Status

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office within International Programs handles employment authorization for international students, scholars, and their dependents.

Staff Directory

Name Position Office Phone
Randall Ney Director, Faculty and Staff Immigration Services 120 USB 319-335-2263
Laura Prince Senior Immigration Specialist 120 USB 319-335-5316
Julie Raaz Clerk IV 120 USB 319-335-1167

Contact Us

Campus address
121-20 USB
U.S. mailing address
The University of Iowa
121 University Services Bldg.
Ste. 20
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911