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International Programs and Global Engagement

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)


April 28, 2017 - Thinking about taking classes during Summer Session? Registration is now available. For more information, see the CCE website.           March 22, 2017 - The Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase effective Fall 2017.          March 6, 2017 - ISSS is closely monitoring immigration-related news coming from the White House and how changes may affect the international student community at Sac State. As ISSS learns of crucial updates, we will post information to this page and work with the international student community. March 6, 2017 - New Executive Order Signed by President Trump bans the issuance of new visas for citizens from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for 90 days starting March 16th. Citizens of Iraq are now exempt. For a complete summary of the March 6th EO, please read NAFSA's statement.
Tim White
January 30, 2017CSU Statement on President Trump's Executive Order


Sacramento State’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office provides a wide range of services to newly admitted and continuing international (F-1 and J-1 visa) students and visiting scholars.   The office coordinates new international student orientation, provides cultural and social events that allow our students to share their national heritage and get involved, immigration and cultural adjustment advising, tax preparation assistance, and information for on- and off-campus resources.  Our mission is to ensure that all international students are supported in a manner that promotes success.  

Advising Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • By Appointment: 9am-11am (Please schedule at least 24 hours in advance. Same day appointments are not available)
  • Walk-In Advising: 12:30pm-4pm
  • General Office Hours (submitting requests or document pick-up): Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm