International Education & Global Engagement
  • Meeting with an International Student Advisor

    ALI Students, J-1 Scholars, Researchers and Visiting Professors

    Make an appointment with an advisor in person in room FND180 or by phone at (562) 985-5555. Please note that if you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment, your appointment will be cancelled and you will need to schedule a new one.

    Current International Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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    >>Appointment Procedures and Guidelines
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    Please review the following guideline carefully before scheduling an appointment:


    SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT


    Student Reason for Meeting

    Appointment Reason

    Academic Probation, Disqualification,
    Course Difficulties

    Academic Challenges

    CPT, OPT, On-Campus Employment,
    STEM OPT, CAP-GAP

    Career and Internship Exploration

    Freshmen student who has gone to a mandatory advising session, but need more assistance

    Class Schedule Assistance

    Concurrent Enrollment Permission

    Degree Progress and Planning

    Sponsor Students
    from SACM or Oman

    Explore or Declare Major/Minor

    Educational Leave, Medical Leave,
    Course Withdrawal, Repeating Course,
    Grade Forgiveness, Incomplete Grade,
    Grade Change

    Policy Clarification & Appeals

    F-1 Status Reinstatement,
    CIE Check-in Hold, Transfer out, I-20 Extension, F-2 Dependent

    Visa/Immigration

    Mandatory Advising for Freshmen Students

    Mandatory Advising

     

     

    REDUCED COURSE LOAD (RCL) and FULL COURSE EXCEPTION (FCE)

    Are you:

    And need to:

    If so, then you must see an International Student Advisor during a Drop-in Session for approval.

    The Approval Deadline is always the last day of course registration for the term you are seeking authorization.

    Please note: