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Advising Hours & Appointments

Advising Walk-In Hours (No Appointment Needed)

Monday – Friday
AM walk-in hours:10:00 – 12:00
PM walk-in hours:1:30 – 3:30

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM – Radhika AM – Radhika AM – Michelle AM – Marci AM – Michelle
PM – Heather J. PM – Marci PM – Heather J PM – Radhika PM – Marci

Acceptable walk-in advising includes:

  • General Employment questions
  • Submit OPT Application and materials and pick up complete OPT Packet
  • Submit J-2 Application
  • General Travel questions
  • General Dependent (spouse or child under age 21) questions
  • General Changing of program level and/or major questions
  • Other General questions

Acceptable Information to Drop-Off at ISSS (No Appointment or Walk-in Needed):

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) form and supporting documents for F-1 students
  • Academic Training (AT) application form and supporting documents for J-1 students
  • I-20 / DS-2019 form for travel signature
  • Program Extension forms and supporting documents
  • Social Security letter request with proper documentation
  • A request for letter (invitation request, visa renewal, good standing, etc.)
  • Family Member Application for dependents (spouse or child under age 21) only

Make Appointment* with International Student or Scholar Services for the following:

  • Change of Status
  • Reinstatement
  • Transfers

*Appointments can be made by contacting isss@vanderbilt.edu.