Office of International Students & Scholars

(805) 893-2929 • M-F 10:00 a.m-12:00 noon / 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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caution Traveling Soon?
If you will be leaving the U.S., you must have a valid travel signature to return. Plan ahead, as travel signatures require 2 business days to process and OISS will be closed during the break.

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Welcome to the Office of International Students and Scholars

OISS serves UCSB's international students and scholars as well as departments who work with the international population. OISS provides administrative assistance, counseling, advising, and cultural programming. We can assist with issues pertaining to immigration, employment, housing, health care, financial concerns, academic problems, travel, and personal issues.

Location and Hours

We are located on the 3rd floor of the Student Resource Building in Room 3130.
Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 12:00 noon and 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
Avoid the wait! Call ahead to schedule an appointment with an advisor: (805) 893-2929.

Winter Closure: OISS will be closed from December 22 to January 4.