Advising for International Students

Getting the Right Advice

The Office of International Student Services provides specialized advising for international students in the following two areas:

Advising Availability


Fall Term 2019

  • Advisors are available for appointments 20 hours per week at all campuses (Cascade, Rock Creek, Southeast and Sylvania)
  • Drop-in hours are available at each campus on Thursday afternoons from 12:30pm-4:30pm

Advising will not be available during the following times/dates:

Three Ways to Make an Appointment
  1. Call 971-722-7150 (to reach any of our campuses)
  2. Email:
  3. Visit us at one of our four locations:
    • Cascade — SU Bldg, Room 308
    • Rock Creek — Bldg 3, Room 223
    • Southeast — SCOM Bldg, Room 119
    • Sylvania — CC Bldg, Room 215
Appointments vs. Drop-In Advising
  • Time
    • Up to a 60 minute meeting with an International Student Advisor during office hours (NOTE: Arriving 15 minutes late will result in rescheduling)
  • Topics
    • Academic Advising
    • Transfer Advising
    • Academic Standing
    • I-20 Change of Level or Extension
    • Severe Economic Hardship
    • Full-time Enrollment Exceptions (Reduced Course Load)
    • Drop a course/withdrawal for the quarter
  • Times
    • 10-minute meeting or phone conversation with an International Student Advisor
    • Thursdays from 12:30-4:30pm
    • first-come, first-served basis
  • Topics
    • SEVIS Transfer
    • Vacation Term
    • Travel/Travel Signatures
    • On-Campus Employment
    • Holds on Account
    • Departure
    • Close SEVIS Record
    • General Immigration Questions