F-1 International Students
Office of International Programs (OIP) provide advising on F-1 visa regulations, employment workshops, and new students welcome events assist degree-seeking F-1 international students in achieving their personal, professional, and academic goals. Our website is designed to answer the most-commonly asked questions we receive from international students. Students are encouraged to seek in-person advising during our drop-in hours whenever necessary.
Get Advising on F-1 Matters
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You can speak to an F-1 international student advisor during the Drop-In advising hours(No appointment needed):
Monday to Friday: 2PM to 4PM
Documents Pick-Up Hours/General Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.338.1293 between Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
The response time is 1-2 business days (not including weekends or university closure). Please provide your full name and SF State Student student ID number (if you have one) in your inqury.
The F-1 international student advisors provide advising on issues related to F-1 student visa status.
Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines
October 1, 2019
First to apply for OPT (for Fall 2019 graduates)