Welcome to the International Office

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

Contact Your Advisor

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      

Contact our Office

Evanston Campus: 630 Dartmouth Place  
Phone: 847-491-5613 
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:

Document Shipping: register & pay here: eShipGlobal

**Please contact your advisor to get an I-20 for travel BEFORE making the eShipGlobal request.

News & Events

Upcoming Office Closures!!

 Friday, 1/18/19:

Office CLOSED from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM for Training

Monday, 1/21/19:

Office Closed for MLK Day

Wednesday, 1/23/19:

Office CLOSED from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM for Training + Chicago IO closed

Friday, 1/25/19:

Office CLOSED from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM for Training

Register for the Spring Break Service Trip to Memphis! 

Memphis 2018 highlights

Winter is Coming- prepare yourself!

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

Information on the IO Technology Fee

View our new International Student & Scholar Handbook!

Caution: USCIS, Tax & FBI Scams

IO Announcement Archive
IO closed 10:30 am-12 pm
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
IO closed 1-2:30 pm
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
J-1 Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM