International Education & Global Engagement
  • International Students and Scholars (ISS) is dedicated to ensuring that all students and scholars feel welcome at the Beach. ISS is a one-stop shop for immigration advising, insurance questions, academic advising for first-year students, employment authorization matters, and advice on living in Long Beach. ISS also provides support for visiting scholars.

    Contact Us:


    ISS Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    *Closed on Fridays

    Advising Drop-in Hours:
    • Monday :  9:00 - 11:00 am
    • Tuesday and Thursday: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
     Note: Drop-in advising is for currently enrolled and OPT students. STEM-OPT students, please contact us through email. Drop-in times can change depending on advisor availability.

    Office Is Closed:

    Make an appointment in advance if you would like to meet with an International Student Advisor. Please note that advisors have limited hours during summer to assist newly admitted students.


    Please note: ISS will be closed for advising during special events and orientations. Check back regularly for updates.

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