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Appointments and Contact Info

International Student and Scholar Appointments

General Office Hours and Information

International Programs Office
Plant Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 300

Regular business hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Reaching Us

Preferred: Search for more information about what you need on the left side of this page and submit an electronic request to the International Programs Office in your International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Portal profile. Requests you must submit online include on-campus employment, Leave Of Absence, I-20 extension, OPT, CPT, Reduced Course Load (RCL), SEVIS Transfer Out, and more. There are detailed instructions on these pages, we ask you to carefully read them first.  Requests will be available in your online profile > Request & Document Center.

Walk-In Hours are back!! Now you can drop by our office from Monday through Friday from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM to talk to any advisor for no more than 15 minutes.

 To quickly find an answer, we encourage you to visit and find the section of the website that will answer your questions, then go ahead and submit any e-requests to our office online in your international student portal profile, as instructed. In your request's instructions you will find more detailed information about what you need to do. If you still have questions, you can email, or email directly your international student advisor. We will respond as soon as we can.

If you have a very specific question, not answered on our information pages, or a particular issue or situation that cannot be addressed by email, then you can schedule an advising session

Schedule An Appointment with your International Student Advisor/DSO

In order to maximize the effectiveness of our advising sessions, please DO NOT schedule an appointment if the purpose is:
  • To check the status of a request
  • To review a submitted request
  • To start a request
  • To learn the instructions of a process already described in our information pages
 Advising sessions will be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Please use the link below to schedule with the following advisor according to your last name:

F-1 visa students: Jessica Ramirez -  Last Names A to F
Yanis Gonzalez -  Last Names G to O
                                Henry Heredia - Last Names P to Z

Click here to schedule an appointment

J-1 Visa Exchange Students: To schedule an advising appointment, please email Autumn Brucato (

24-hour notice is always required for appointments. 

Email Courtesy
  • UT uses email as the official and primary means to contact students.
  • Check your Spartans email at least once daily for important communications.
  • When emailing a UT office, make sure to include your full name and student ID.
  • The Office of International Programs strives to respond to all emails as soon as possible and within 48 business hours, however, during busy times it may take longer.
  • Emails received outside of normal business hours will be read and responded to as soon as possible, in order of receipt, during business hours.