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 immigration support for the UCSB community, advising for international students, and cultural programming. We can help you find the resources you need to thrive at UCSB.

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

September 4
: Campus closed for Labor Day.
September 20:
The OISS front office is closed in the afternoon.
September 21-25
: The OISS front office will be closed so we can welcome our new students during CALI Training. Please allow extra time for document processing while we are away from our desks.

Need an Advisor?
Call to make an appointment: (805) 893-2929

Week 1 (October 2-6): Walk in advising all week long!