Terra Dotta is a tool that will launch summer/fall 2019 for all incoming and current J-1 scholars.

Terra Dotta will:

  • Give you access to your own scholar portal using your NetID and password
  • Allow you to monitor your immigration status with easy visibility
  • Streamline your immigration-related documents and requests in one online system
  • Replace most IFSS paper request forms
  • Utilize a checkmark system to make it easy for you to submit a completed request to IFSS
  • Enable you to upload scanned copies of required documents
  • Automate email and SMS messages regarding your immigration status and store those messages in your scholar portal
  • View important alerts and reminders when you log in

Terra Dotta will not:

  • Replace the IFSS website- we will still update important information at
  • Replace Glacier, the international tax software. TDS will also not integrate with Glacier