Office Hours

Document drop off or pickup

9:30 am- 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm- 4:30 pm
Closed from 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm for lunch  

Walk-in Advising hours

Monday, Tuesday
10:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Scholar Check-in hours

Monday-Friday 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Upcoming closures

Thursday July 4: closed all day for Independence Day

Summer Schedule begins June 21
Starting June 21, OISS will close 12 pm -5 pm on Fridays

Need a Student Advisor?

Small issue? Student Advisors are available without an appointment for 15 minute sessions during walk-in advising hours.
More complex questions? If you require more than 15 minutes with a student advisor, please call 805-893-2929 to make an appointment.

Welcome to the Office of International Students and Scholars

Our staff and advisors are here to serve UCSB's international community of students and scholars as well as campus departments that work with our international population. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive environment that assists you in succeeding academically, professionally and personally by providing holistic advising on immigration, employment and cultural matters. Working collaboratively with other campus resources, we do our best to ensure that you are well supported during your time at UCSB. Thank you for choosing UCSB and please let us know how we can be of service.

Newly Admitted Gauchos!

Congratulations on your acceptance to UCSB! Please click HERE for all the information you need to successfully receive your immigration documents.