Advising Options

Immigration Advising Resources

The ISSO Website

Best method for information about:

  • General F-1 and J-1 questions
  • Work authorizations
  • Visa status requirements
  • Travel tips
  • Enrollment requirements
  • Request forms

E-mail Advising - ISSOCurrent@utdallas.edu

Email an ISSO advisor and receive a response within one business day. Best method for:

  • General F/J status and application questions
  • Submitting requests for letters and OPT, reporting changes in OPT employment, etc.

Phone and In-Person Advising

Discuss immigration matters with an ISSO advisor on the phone, or in person.  First-come, first-served during advising hours:

  • Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To put yourself in a virtual queue for either in-person or phone advising during advising hours, you have the following options:

  • Text “utdal intl” to 310-740-7906
  • Register online at http://kiosk.qless.com (userid: utdallas.intl.kiosk / password: qless)
  • Call the ISSO at 972-883-4189 and ask to be placed in the advising queue

Travel Services: Special Requests Queue

If you plan to travel during the summer advisors will provide "while you wait" services during the following times for:

  • Travel Endorsements¬†
  • Status Verification Letters
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 25, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 2, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 9, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

You have the following options

  • Text "utdal intl" to 310-740-7906
  • Register online at http://kiosk.qless.com (userid: utdallas.intl.kiosk / password: qless)
  • Call the ISSO at 972-883-4189 and ask to be placed in the special requests queue
* Queues may close before the end of advising hours if they have already reached their maximum capacity, and there are no more places available for that day.

Brochures and Handouts

Available at the ISSO during office hours.

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