International Advising Services

Welcome Fresno State International Students! 

The International Office at Fresno State is committed to providing high-quality services to international students. Our office can assist you with advising, immigration questions, cultural adjustment to the United States, on and off-campus resources, and much more!

The International Office looks forward to assisting you virtually with all your questions and concerns this semester.

Meet with an International Advisor 

Due to current restrictions, our international student advisors are available through email, phone, or virtual appointments. Please review the following table before scheduling an advising appointment:

Let us know how you are doing by completing our Wellness Survey and an international advisor will get back to you.

Types of Advising Services

Appointment Reason

CPT, OPT, On-Campus Employment, STEM OPT

Employment Authorizations

Full-Time Enrollment, F-1 Status Reinstatement,

I-20 Extension, International Office Hold, Transfer-Out, F-2 Dependent

 Immigration Status

Sponsored Students - Letters, Verifications, Document Requests 

Sponsorship Requirements 

Academic Probation, Disqualification, Course Difficulties

Academic Difficulties

Educational Leave, Medical Leave, Course Withdrawal

Academic Appeals & Hold Advising

1st Semester Experience

Mandatory Advising

Social, Emotional, Cultural Adjustments



Make an appointment with an international advisor by email or phone at 559.278.2782.

Available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday during regular business hours.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Virtual Walk-In Services

The last walk-in Wednesday of the semester will be December 16th and they become available again starting January 13th. 

Every Wednesday - Walk-In Wednesdays via Zoom (first come first serve)

9:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Click here or the link below to enter the waiting room and someone will assist you shortly.  If you are removed from the waiting room unintentionally, please click the link again to re-enter. 

Walk-In Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 945 5339 3980    Password: 604708

Summer Walk-In Services

Every Wednesday - Beginning May 19

8:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Last name begins with A-G and SACM students

Jamie Jones

Last name begins with H-Z, scholars and Chinese students (China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan)

Jasmine Cao

Advising Resources

Please view the links below for more information regarding college-specific academic advising centers and other on-campus resources available to Fresno State students. 

College Advising Centers

Lyles College of Engineering

Engineering East 383


Craig School of Business


Peters Business Building 185


College of Science and Math

Science 136


Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology

Agricultural Science 110


College of Social Sciences

McKee Fisk 203A


College of Health and Human Services 

McLane Hall 194


 College of Arts and Humanities 


Speech Arts 156


 Kremen School of Education


Education 100


University Advising Center 

Joyal Administration 224


Learning Center

Located in the Henry Madden Library, the Learning Center offers many different academic resources:



Supplemental Instruction

Academic Success Workshops

Please visit the Learning Center's website for more information.  

Services for Student with Disabilities

The Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) office provides a wide range of academic accommodations to students with verified disabilities who have registered with the SSD office. The SSD office is a great resource for students with disabilities to achieve academic, cultural, and social excellence. Please visit the SSD office website for more information. 

Student Health and Counseling Center

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a safe, confidential place for you to express your thoughts, feelings, and concerns. Please visit the Counseling Services website for more information.

Career Development Center

Visit the Career Development Center in the Thomas Building, Room 103 or visit the Career Development Center website for more information.

  • Academic Year: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

You may also reach them by phone at 559.278.2381 or email at

Title IX - Violence Training Information

The university's primary concern is the safety of its campus community members. All California State University students are required to take Title IX online training. It is part of a system-wide effort to ensure that all students are provided a safe learning environment. The link below is a list of Title IX Training FAQs.

Title IX Training FAQs