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

Need an Advisor?
Call to make an appointment: (805) 893-2929
Walk-in advising without an appointment is available on Wednesday ONLY.
Come see us on Walk-In Wednesday!

OISS Student and Scholar advisors will be unavailable for appointments from May 30 – June 2. The office will remain open and basic services will be available to students and scholars including document drop off and pick up. Additionally, scholars will be able to check-in as normal.

We are sorry for any inconvenience. Advisors will be attending a professional conference during this time.

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