Contact and Hours

Office Hours

Summer (6/14-8/31)
Monday - Thursday | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 4 p.m.
Friday | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Closed on Friday afternoons)

Closed during campus holidays.

The Global Engagement front desk in the Classroom Unit Building is closed until further notice. All office operations will continue remotely, via phone, email, Zoom, or Google Hangouts chat.

Contact Us


Student-related questions - |

Scholar-related questions (faculty, staff, and researchers on a J-1 visa) - 

Phone: (831) 459-2858

Phone wait times may be longer than expected before someone picks up the call. Leave a detailed voice message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Student Advising

ATTENTION: ISSS will deliver advising remotely via Zoom until further notice.

Pre-Scheduled Appointments (20 minutes) contact to schedule an appointment
By Appointment via Zoom | 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Virtual Walk-in (15 minutes) - Monday - Thursday

By Zoom Virtual Advising Queue | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Contact us at to make an appointment or to be placed in the virtual queue. You can also call us or chat us for advising.

* is only for scheduling appointments or joining the advising queue, do not email immigration questions or documents to

Scholar Advising

(F-1 and J-1 Students please follow directions up above to schedule an appointment).

ATTENTION: ISSS will deliver advising remotely via Zoom until further notice.
Contact to make an appointment:

scholar appointment advising hours
Advisor Surnames
Vanessa Orey A - L
Alisa Sweet M - Z


Classroom Unit Building, Room 103
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA