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Office Hours

Mon–Fri: 8 AM 5 PM

Advising Hours

Mon-Thurs: 10 AM- 4 PM


Clark Hall, 5th Floor, Room 543

Mailing Address

San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0221

Emergency Contact

SJSU University Police Dept.
(408) 924-2222




  • Upcoming Closures
    • Friday, March 6: ISSS will open at 11:00 AM
    • Monday, March 23: ISSS will be closed all day
    • Tuesday, March 24: ISSS will be closed all day. There will be no Obtaining F-1 Status workshop
    • Tuesday, March 31: SJSU will be closed all day for Cesar Chavez day. There will be no Obtaining F-1 Status workshop
  • Check out the slides from Attorney Martin Lawler's Presentation: Visas for Professionals: Beyond OPT
  • Check out our Spring 2015 Events!



  • The deadline for filing taxes is April 15, 2015. 
  • ISSS document processing time for all applications is 1-3 weeks.
  • Attendance at an employment workshop is mandatory before you can apply for OPT or CPT.   Employment workshops are Wednesdays from 3:00 PM -4:00 PM and Thursdays from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Clark Hall 543. 
  • Fraud scheme targets foreign nationals! Read about it on USCIS's national blog.