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The Center for Global Education has been working remotely since March 16, 2020.  We are able to continue providing services and support to students, scholars, and departments virtually.

Office of International Students and Scholars:   Visit the OISS Operations During COVID-19 website for hours and services.  Visit the OISS COVID-19 Messages and FAQ's for more information.

Office of Study Abroad: Visit OSA Advising Resources to make an appointment with a study abroad advisor. Visit COVID-19 Updates for the communications regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Tulane Study Abroad.

English for Academic and Professional Purposes: EAPP is committed to excellence in teaching and learning. We have moved to online teaching and are monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

OISS Operations During COVID-19


OISS Messages and FAQ's During COVID-19


Virtual Office Hours

Monday- Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


    Front Desk Services  

    Despite the fact that the front desk is not open, the following services and materials are available online for your convenience.


    Obtaining blank application forms for Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), and Academic Training (AT).


    Document Requests

    Requesting a travel signature, a new I-20 or DS-2019, a full-time student letter, or an F-1 extension. Fill in this form.


    Virtual Advisor Appointments (Non Walk-In Hours Services)

    The services and topics below require more time than walk-in hours allow. To meet about these topics, you must schedule an appointment with an advisor.


    • Extension of your program of study
    • Off-campus employment: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Optional Practical Training (OPT) Academic Training
    • Other off-campus work related questions 
    • Defense/graduation questions
    • Academic Concerns and under-enrollment
    • Any other personal issue for which you need help or support

    Book your appointment online here



    Virtual F-1 Employment Walk-In Hours and OPT Drop-Off Instructions 


    Use this time to meet with Kabir Hingorani, the F-1 employment advisor. During these walk-ins you may ask questions about CPT, OPT, and STEM OPT. If you have questions about how to fill out any of the forms you may do so here as well.



    You will need use the correct Zoom link above.  You will enter a virtual waiting room to wait your turn to meet. Each visitor has a maximum of 15 minutes.


    For the time being, all physical submissions of OPT packets will be canceled.  We have established a new process to ensure that we are still able to guide you through putting together your OPT application. Please visit this website to learn more.