Upcoming closures:

  • Starting June 21st, our office will be closed on Fridays this summer from 12pm to 5pm and will have limited availability during the quiet weeks (July 1st – 5th & August 26th – 30th). We highly recommend that you plan your service requests to OIS accordingly taking into consideration this flexible work arrangement. 

  • See future OSU holiday closures.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm PST (closed 12:00 - 1:00)

Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Office Visits

Seeing an International Student Advisor requires a scheduled appointment or joining Zoom drop-ins. Many of our services are available virtually although you are welcome to schedule an in-person appointment.

Call Us


Fax Us


Email Us 
General Student Questions:
Sponsored Student Questions:
Student Advising Appointments
(30-minutes, Virtual or In-Person)
For advising on complex questions requiring in-depth discussion:

Schedule an Immigration Appointment

For advising on financial sponsorship from a government agency, company, home embassy, or home university (including questions about navigating sponsor billing, letter requests, financial guarantees, etc.):

Schedule a Sponsored Appointment   

Student Virtual Drop-in Advising
(5-10 minutes, general questions)

Step 1: 
Join Zoom Advising Drop-ins  during Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 2:00 - 4:00 PM PST. 

Step 2: 
Wait in the Zoom waiting room until admitted to a breakout room to speak with an International Student Advisor.

Please note:

  • Drop-ins are first-come, first-served. Wait times vary.
  • For more complex topics, a follow up appointment may be needed. 
Feedback About Your Advising Experience

We would appreciate your feedback through a brief survey on your experience to help us improve our services.

Tell Us About Your Advising Experience

Advising for Exchange Scholars or International Employees

By Appointment Only

Email the OIS International Employee & Exchange Visitor (IEEV) team to schedule an appointment.

Email the IEEV team

Exchange Scholars and Visitors (including J-1 exchange Student Interns, Short Term Scholars, Researchers, Professors, Specialists): ois.scholar@oregonstate.edu

Global Employees (including H-1B, TN, E-3, and permanent resident employees): intl.hire@oregonstate.edu