UST ID : You will need your ID card for several purposes on campus. Learn on how to obtain your UST ID.
Texas ID/Driver’s License: You may apply for a Texas ID by visiting the closest Department of Public Safety office. You can visit the DPS website at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us to find the closest location to where you live.
What to have when you apply:
In order to apply for a Texas ID or driver’s license, you will have to bring the following items to the Department of Public Safety:
- Stamped I-20
As of Sept. 2011, F and J visa holders are no longer required to submit a letter of good standing with their documents.
The closest DPS office to UST is located at:
12220 South Gessner
Social Security Number Per federal regulations, F and J visa holders are required to have a job in order to apply for a Social Security number. This means that you must have an on-campus job or authorized work via CPT/OPT.
When you have obtained a job, you will have to bring the following documents with you:
The closest Social Security Office to UST is located at:
- Letter of Employment/Offer letter from employer
- Letter from the OISSS
- Stamped UST I-20
Houston, TX 77006
- Emergency Contact Number: 911
- UST Department of Security: 713-525-3888
- Constable Precinct: 713-755-7628
- Houston Police Department: Non-Emergency: 713-884-3131
International Student Payments
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