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Our International Services team is here to help if you have a problem, big or small. Drop in during advising hours or make an appointment to speak with an advisor. It’s easy.

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+1 607 
300 Caldwell Hall

Monday to Friday
8:30 to noon, 1:00 to 4:30


Email us to set up an appointment with an immigration advisor for questions that will take more than 15 minutes.

Drop-In Advising Hours

Monday to Friday
10:00 to noon (students, faculty, and staff)
1:00 to 4:00 (students only)


Drop-in advising times in 300 Caldwell Hall are limited to 15 minutes per person. There may be a line.

You can speak with our immigration advisors without a scheduled appointment, get general information, travel signatures, drop off or pick up application materials, or get an SSN letter.

For more involved issues, please make an appointment.

Faculty and Staff

Come to 300 Caldwell Hall during office hours to pick up DS-2019 or I-797 notices, drop off documents, for basic questions about travel and visas, or to get an SSN letter.

Drop-in immigration advising for faculty and staff is available from 10:00 to noon. For more involved issues, please make an appointment.