We offer in-person and virtual drop-in and scheduled advising meetings.

International Student Advising

Drop-In Advising

For questions that take less than 10 minutes to answer, please join us at our Virtual Welcome Desk at the following times:

Mondays 3–4 p.m. - via Virtual Welcome Desk

Tuesdays  3–4 p.m. - via Virtual Welcome Desk

Thursdays 10–11 a.m. - via Virtual Welcome Desk

Fridays 10–11 a.m. - via Virtual Welcome Desk

Visit the ISAO Virtual Welcome Desk

For Virtual Drop-Ins:
  • Only one person from the waiting room is allowed in the meeting at a time. Please be patient until a member of our Welcome Center lets you into the meeting.
  • You will be asked for a summary of your question. If it will take longer than 10 minutes to answer your question, you’ll be directed to schedule an appointment with an advisor.


One-on-One Advising Appointments

Submit your request for a 30-minute appointment with a member of our immigration advising team by visiting our Calendly page.

Request an Advising Appointment

General advising questions

For general advising questions, you may email us.


Meet Our Advising Team

Louella Noland

International Welcome Center Specialist
Specialization: Student requests, SEVIS transfers, travel endorsements

Morgan Ramsey

International Sponsored Student Advisor
Specialization: Sponsored students, J-1 Exchange Visitors, insurance

Alex Spenner

Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services
Specialization: F-1 and J-1 status maintenance, ISAO Orientation, Ambassador program

Joyce Ward

International Student Advisor
Specialization: Employment (CPT/OPT/other), I-20 extensions