Welcome to the Office of International Student and Scholar Services

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides advising services and supportive programs to Northwestern’s international students and scholars.  Read more about our mission, vision & values

Contact Your Advisor

Incoming students: Please go to the OISS Portal page and look at the new student information. You must activate your NetId in order to sign in. If you have questions, email intadmit@northwestern.edu

Current Students: Advisors are assigned as follows. Please email your advisor with questions!

Last names beginning with:
A-B: Jennifer Zabel                         
C-J:  Stephanie Cisneros                 
K-N:  Emlyn Torres                          
O-W: Angelica Garcia-Fisher           
X-Z:  Debbie Kaltman    
Kellogg MBA/MMM students: Adam Blough                   
Kellogg EMBA students: Stephanie Cisneros      

Scholars or departments: Contact your scholar advisor.

Theresa Johnson

Cara Lawson

Ariana Drule

Contact our Office

Evanston Campus: 630 Dartmouth Place  
Phone: 847-491-5615
Fax: 847-556-6006

Office Hours: 
Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 5 pm 
Thursday and Friday     10 - 5 pm
 
Walk-in/phone-in advising hours
Monday-Thursday 1-4 pm

You do not need to make an appointment to see or speak with an advisor during walk-in/phone-in advising hours!

You may make an appointment directly with your advisor for times outside of walk-in/phone-in hours. Please contact your advisor.


Chicago Campus: 710 N. Lake Shore Drive Abbott Hall Suite 305
       For scholars: Tuesday 9-1 and 2-4
       For students: Wednesday 9-1 and 2-4

Email Address:
intoff@northwestern.edu

Admissions Email Address:

intadmit@northwestern.edu

Document Shipping: register & pay here: eShipGlobal

**Request a Reprint of your I-20 or DS-2019  BEFORE making the eShipGlobal request. you will choose TRAVEL as the reason in the dropdown menu.

News & Events

The OISS Portal is open!

The OISS portal is open for student requests. Go to oissportal.northwestern.edu. From the main portal page, choose the appropriate category from the left menu. Find the request you are looking for and click on that hyperlink. You will be routed to a log in page. Choose I have a Username and Password. At the next screen, input your netid and password.

If you have questions, please contact jenzabel@northwestern.edu.

Incoming students:

Please review the Steps for New Students and Submit a Visa Request.

Upcoming Office Closures:

3/19 - Office will open at 11:30

3/22 - Closed between 1 - 2 pm for training

3/29 - Closed between 1 - 2 pm for training

 

 

**NEW** USCIS Unlawful Presence Policy - updated October 3, 2018 

View our new International Student & Scholar Handbook!

Caution: USCIS, Tax & FBI Scams

OISS Announcement Archive
Mar28
J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Apr2
J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM