• On Friday, May 8th, Student Services in the Foundation Building will be closed from 8 am to 9 am for a staff meeting.

Current Students/International Student Services

International Student Services (ISS) at the Center for International Education (CIE) provides support services for international degree-seeking students, ALI students, international faculty members, and visiting international scholars.  Not sure where to go? Start with CIE!  You can contact CIE in person, by phone, or via email: CIE office hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

International Student Advisors for Degree-Seeking Student
CSULB international degree-seeking students can contact the CIE front desk to make an appointment to speak with an International Student Advisor. Additionally, you may see an International Student Advisor for quick questions regarding general university and immigration policies during our following scheduled General Walk-In Hours.

​General Walk-in Hours:

Monday and Tuesday

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

9:00am – 11:00am

Please note the General Walk-In Hours will not be available on the following days:
March 20, April 15, April 20, and May 18.

If you require a review of your academic or immigration records, please contact CIE to make an appointment with an International Student Advisor. Please note that if you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment, your appointment will be cancelled and you will need to reschedule one.

CSULB international degree-seeking students are advised to follow CSULB International Student Services on Facebook for any important announcements.
Students are also welcome to email any advisor directly.

International Student Advisor

Email Address

Ignacio Castor


Tammy Guzman


Dora Zhang


​Mayra Serna-Gallegos


Xochitl Lopez


International students in other programs can contact the respective advisors listed below:

ALI Advisor

Tammy Guzman


Exchange Student Advisor

Jennifer Orem             Jennifer.Orem@csulb.edu


Study Abroad @ the Beach Advisor

Kelly Martinez             Kelly.Martinez@csulb.edu

Aileen Bernardino        Aileen.Bernardino@csulb.edu