The Office of International Services is here to help you with any questions. For general questions about your immigration status, you may email an advisor at ois.student@oregonstate.edu. Include your full name and OSU ID number in your message. It is helpful to state the topic of your question in the email subject line.

International Student Advisors and Sponsored Student Advisors are available for in-person and phone appointments each day. Call 541-737-6310 to make an appointment. For short advising meetings, you may see an International Student Advisor during Walk-In Advising hours (no appointment necessary). To make the most of your time with an international student advisor, learn more about advising and appointments below.

Contact Us

Phone: +1-541-737-6310
Fax: +1-541-737-6226
Email: ois.student@oregonstate.edu

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Physical Location:
University Plaza
(across from the ILLC on Western Blvd)
Suite 130 (around the back)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Please note that the Office of International Services closes for lunch everyday from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Mailing Address:
Office of International Services
Oregon State University
1600 SW Western Blvd., Suite 130 (University Plaza)
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
United States

Determining Your Advising Needs

Sponsored Student Advisors

Daily 30-minute appointments only

International Student Advisors

Morning 30-minute appointments; afternoon 10-minute walk-ins (2:00-4:30 pm)

If you are not sure whether or not to have an appointment or come to a walk-in time, the following list can help you determine which option is best for your type of questions or concerns. 

Workshops are offered periodically throughout the term, with notifications sent via email and posted in University Plaza, Suite 130. No registration needed except for CPT/OPT workshops held in-person; please call our reception desk to schedule. Online workshops are available through your Canvas account.

Walk-ins (10 minutes)

Appointments (30 minutes)

  • Forms requiring International Student Advisor (ISA) signatures
  • General travel questions
  • General transfer questions
  • Social Security Verification Letter
  • Holds
  • Full-Time or Alternate Enrollment questions (Reduced Course Load, Reduced Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment, Vacation Term)
  • Leave of absence
  • F-2/J-2 Enrollment questions
  • Follow up to warning emails from the Office of International Services (OIS)
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issues
  • Initial questions regarding bringing dependents
  • General on-campus employment questions
  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT)/Optional Practical Training (OPT) follow up questions (F-1 students; student must have attended a workshop first)
  • General Academic Training questions (J-1 students)
  • Suspension, termination or reinstatement
  • Change of status
  • Sponsorship questions
  • Financial difficulties and scholarships
  • Complicated employment questions
  • Health issues
  • Dependent complications
  • Academic departmental issues
  • Conduct issues
  • Legal issues
  • Visa delay or denial
  • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) application questions
  • Out-of-state or overseas phone appointments

Workshops

  • CPT/OPT (In-Person and Online Workshops available)
  • Immigration 101
  • Travel signature
  • Financial Guarantee (FG) Clinics
  • Alternate Enrollment (Reduced Course Load, Reduced Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment, Vacation Term)
  • Academic Success (Online Workshop only)
  • Departure