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

Please Note
ISSS will not be holding Walk-Ins on Fridays throughout the summer. Students and scholars wishing to meet with an adviser without an appointment should come to the office Monday-Thursday between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The ISSS office will also be closed to the public on the following days:

  • Friday, June 26
  • Friday, July 3 (University Holiday)
  • Friday, July 10

F-1 and J-1 Walk-Ins Schedule

* Monday

1:30– 4:00 p.m.


1:30 – 4:00 p.m.


1:30– 4:00 p.m.

* Thursday

1:30– 4:00 p.m.


No Friday Walk-Ins

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 isn′t 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 Schedule are on Monday and Thursday:
1:30– 4:00 p.m.

Office Hours



Monday – Thursday



* See above for Friday office closures during the summer



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 12pm– 1pm every day.


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, 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 to ISSS

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