Please see below the different OISS Services and the appropriate time and manner to access the services.
Monday- Friday from 8:30- 5:00, however we will be closed during lunch between 1:00 - 2:00 PM.
During the academic year, OISS holds weekly office hours in the Tidewater Building, room 2460 for the convenience of our downtown students, staff and scholars. No appointment is necessary.
Tuesday: 1:00- 4:00
The following services and materials are available at the OISS front desk Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm without any appointment:
During the academic year walk-in hours are for quick questions and services, and each meeting is limited to 15 minutes. Below are examples of walk-in hour services:
No prior appointment will be needed and individuals will be able to meet with an advisor on a first-come, first-served basis.
Disclaimer: We may close walk-ins early if we have more people than can be seen during the allotted time.
The services and topics below require more time than walk-in hours allow. To meet about these topics, you must call 504-865-5208 or visit the OISS front desk to make an appointment. In general, appointments cannot be made for the same day that you call or visit unless it is an emergency.
There are specific times to submit your completed application for Optional Practical Training (OPT):