International Office Advising

In addition to the other resources and forms of support found in this section, the International Office provides one-on-one advice to help you navigate the complexities associated with student- and employment-based visa classifications, institutional policies within the Northwestern community, and federal regulations.

International Office advisors

Visit our Staff List to see a list of our advisors and his or her advising areas. Feel free to contact your designated advisor via email or telephone.

You can also visit our office during walk-in hours for brief, 10-15 minute sessions

Walk-in hours for international students: 

  • Evanston: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-1 pm and 2-4 pm
  • Chicago: Wednesday, 9 am-1 pm, 2-4 pm
  • J-1 scholars and H-1B employees: by appointment only.  Please contact your advisor to schedule an appointment.