Office of International Programs (OIP) Division of International Education

The Office of International Programs provides campus-wide leadership and coordination in implementing the university's goals for international education and exchange. It works closely with faculty, staff, students, scholars, the local community, and international alumni in supporting initiatives to internationalize the campus.


COVID-19 Information & Updates for Students & Families from Division of Student Life

To limit potential COVID-19 spreading within our community, we are serving our students remotely.  In-person advising and document pick up at OIP office is unavailable. 

If you wish to access advising services, please sign up during the following advising hours:


Type of advising Advising hours (California TIME) Link

Current and New F-1 Students

Phone Advising:

Monday to Friday
2PM to 4PM

Tuesday and Thursday
9:30AM to 11:30AM

Zoom Advising & In-person Advising:

Email: with the following information

  1. Your full name
  2. Your SF State ID
  3. Type of advising you would like (Zoom or in-person)
  4. What you wish to discuss

F-1 Phone



J-1 Exchange Students and Scholars

Zoom Advising:

Tuesday and Thursday
9:30AM to 11:30AM

Monday to Thursday
2PM to 4PM


J-1 Zoom

SF State Abroad

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10AM to 12PM
2PM to 4PM

Study Abroad

Prospective Students
*To learn about how you can earn a degree at SF State

Zoom Advising:

2PM to 4PM (California Time ) 



*San Francisco State University provides reasonable accommodations based on disability for eligible students.  If you need special accommodation beyond phone advising please email us.


Launch Experience

Last updated: September 2021