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*:

  • 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

* Queues 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.

Staff Listing

Josephine Vitta

Sarah Ku
Senior Advisor, SEVIS Compliance and Technology

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

International Student Advisors

Jacob HarrisImmigration Programs & Communications
Jin (Christina) Zhang, Technology and Processing
Travis Parker
Melissa Hernandez
Mario Villegas
Lauren Kobee
Maria Ochoa



Student Services Building, SSB 3.400

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Advising available 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advising available 1 p.m. – 4 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