International Student Advising
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Booking an Appointment
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m (all times are PST).
ISSS offers both Front Desk Q&A for quick questions and Advisor Appointments for more in-depth questions. Appointments are mainly reserved for matriculated SJSU students and graduates on OPT/STEM OPT with an I-20 from SJSU.
- Front Desk Q&A (quick questions):In-person or Zoom
- Make an advising appointment: In-Person appointments or Zoom appointments
Please refrain from booking multiple appointments for the same topic with different advisors. All ISSS advisors follow the same policies and advising practices. An advisor will cancel your appointment if they see you have scheduled one with another advisor to ensure advising availability for other students.
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 email@example.com. If need be, we will contact you and schedule an appointment.
Front Desk Q&A
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. Please note that all times are in PST (California times).
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Click onto the Front Desk Q&A Zoom Link.
9:00-11:00am & 2:00-4:00pm
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For more in-depth questions please book an advising appointment. For quick questions, visit our Front Desk Q&A. Please note that all times are in PST (California times).
|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|
|2:00-4:00pm||Zoom advising. Book above.|
|Click HERE for Advisor 1|
|Click HERE for Advisor 2|
- All appointments will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the CPGE building.
- Please check in at the front desk reception area located on the first floor of CPGE when you arrive
- Social Security
- Enrollment verification
- SEVP Portal issues
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.