International Student Services

Immigration Advising

Phone and In-Person Advising

Discuss immigration matters with an ISSO advisor on the phone or in person.  First-come, first-served during advising hours:

  • Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To put yourself in a virtual queue* for either in-person or phone advising during advising hours, you have the following options:

  • Text “utdal intl” to 310-740-7906
  • Register online at
    (userid: utdallas.intl.kiosk / password: qless)
  • Call the ISSO at 972-883-4189 and ask to be placed in the advising queue

* Queus may close before the end of advising hours if they have already reached their maximum capacity, and there are no more places available for that day.

Visit the Advising Options webpage for more on immigration advising.

Staff Listing

Josephine Vitta

Sarah Ku
Senior Advisor, SEVIS Compliance and Technology

Elisabeth Walker
Senior Advisor, J and Boutique Student Programs, Immigration Programs

Jacob Harris
International Student Advisor, Immigration Programs & Communications 

Jin (Christina) Zhang
International Student Advisor, Technology and Processing

Travis Parker
International Student Advisor

Melissa Hernandez
International Student Advisor

Mario Villegas
International Student Advisor 

Lauren Kobee
International Student Advisor 

Maria Ochoa
International Student Advisor 



Student Services Building, SSB 3.400

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Office: 972-883-4189
  • Fax: 972-883-4010


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Dallas
International Student Services
800 W. Campbell Rd., SSB34
Richardson, TX 75080-3021