General Contact Information

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Location: Student Union - CPGE
Phone: 408.924.5920 
Email: international-office@sjsu.edu

Booking an Appointment

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (We will be open Monday through Thursday during the summer, from June 1 to August 3). 

Please click on the "Advisor" links below to book an advising appointment. Review the following instructions on how to request an appointment.

Appointments are mainly reserved for matriculated SJSU students and graduates on OPT/STEM OPT with an I-20 from SJSU.

If you are an admitted student and have not started your studies at SJSU, please review the  Pre-Arrival page and the FAQ for incoming international students, or email your questions to international-office@sjsu.edu. If need be, we will contact you and schedule an appointment.

 

Front Desk Q/A Zoom

Do you have a quick question for the ISSS front office team? If so, please join us at the following times to ask your “quick” questions: 

Starting Tuesday, August 18th, we will be offering the following times for “front desk”-type questions:

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday        Friday 
8 am - 9:30 am,   2 pm - 4 pm 2 pm to 4 pm 8 am - 9:30 am,  2 pm - 4 pm 2 pm - 4 pm  2 pm - 4 pm  Click to join
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Click onto the Front Desk Q/A Zoom Link.
Intake will be on a first-come-first serve basis. 
You will be placed in queue in a waiting room until it is your turn. 


Types of “quick” questions include:

  • Insurance
  • Travel
  • Social Security
  • Enrollment verification

Examples of general questions:

  • Which form should I complete?

  • I am not sure who to contact on campus, Can you help?

If your questions are more intricate, you will be encouraged to make an advising appointment.

               Appointment Advising via Zoom or Telephone 

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday        Friday
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sarah Layne Linda Harris Soo-Jin Sohn Suzanne Pendergrass James Coon 
Linda Harris Suzanne Pendergrass James Coon Sarah Layne Linda Harris
James Coon Sarah Layne Suzanne Pendergrass Soo-Jin Sohn Soo-Jin Sohn 
 Soo-Jin Sohn James Coon Sarah Layne  Linda Harris