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Office Hours and Walk–In Advising for F and J Visa Holders

Attention Visitors

Please note the following changes to ISSS's schedule. Advisers are not available and documents cannot be picked up at times with the office is closed. Please adjust your schedule accordingly.

  • Major Exploration Walk-Ins will only be available from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29.
  • There will not be Walk-In Hours on Friday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 11.
  • The ISSS Office will be closed until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 26.

Please, also be aware that there is construction on the West Bank, and it limits access to the Humphrey School and Heller Hall. Review our directions for the best options to reach our office.

F-1 and J-1 Walk-Ins Schedule

* Monday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Tuesday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Wednesday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

* Thursday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Friday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Walk–ins are 15–minute, unscheduled drop-in meetings with advisors taken on a first-come, first-served basis for F and J visa holders. An appointment is not needed for walk-in advising. You can sign up at the Welcome Center in 190 Humphrey School.

We may close walk-ins early if we have more people than can be seen during the allotted time.

* Sponsored Student Walk-Ins are on Monday and Thursday:
1:30-4:00 p.m.

Major Exploration Walk-ins

Friday

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Undergraduate students wishing to discuss their major can meet with an Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE) adviser during Walk-Ins on Fridays.

Major Exploration Walk-ins are for undergraduate students who are:

  • Trying to select a major.
  • Not happy with their current major.
  • Needing a back-up plan because they are considering a competitive major.

Office Hours

 

Morning

Afternoon

Monday-
Thursday

8:00-12:00

1:00-4:15

Friday

10:30-12:00

1:00-4:15

ISSS is open during the hours listed. However, if you wish to meet with an advisor, you should come in during the F and J visa walk-in hours or schedule an appointment at the Welcome Center.

Please note that ISSS is closed for lunch from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. every day.

Appointments

To schedule an appointment with an F/J/H visa advisor or counselor, or to request a disability-related accommodation, please contact our Welcome Center in 190 Humphrey School (612-626-7100, isss@umn.edu). Regular appointments generally last up to 30 minutes, but if you feel you need more time, ask for a longer appointment. Please allow two weeks advance notice if you are requesting additional accommodations. ISSS does not schedule same-day appointments.

Directions

The International Student and Scholar Services office is in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the West Bank of the Twin Cities campus.  The Welcome Center is in 190 Humphrey, located on the first floor of the hallway connecting the Humphrey School to Heller Hall. Maps and additional information are available here.

Contact Us

International Student and Scholar Services
190 Hubert H. Humphrey School
301 19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

Telephone: (612) 626-7100
Fax: (612) 626-7361
Email: isss@umn.edu
URL: www.isss.umn.edu

 

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