The OISS is happy to support you in reaching your educational, career and personal goals while at EMU.
Monday through Friday* - 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
*With the exception of official holidays and university closures.
Estimated processing time is 7–10 business days* for complete, accurate requests.
*Does not include holidays, university or office closures, or weekend days.
Monday and Thursday from 1 p.m.–4 p.m., with the exception of official holidays and university closures. Walk-in hours are first come, first serve. Last sign up for walk-in advising will be at 3:45 p.m.
Walk-in hours are for students who have short, five-minute questions. No appointment is needed for walk-ins. CPT, OPT and Change of Status applications will not be processed during walk-in hours.
New international students, students interested in participating as a volunteer or group leader, or students who are inquiring information from the OISS for a class/group project can make an appointment with the international programs coordinator. If you are a first-time visitor to our online appointment system, you need to create an account using the "registration" button. If you have already created an account, just enter your E-number and make an appointment with an advisor using the "Appointment Locator" function.
Please call the office at 734.487.3116 to set up an appointment for the following:
- Change of Status
- STEM OPT Application Processing
If you have any questions, we suggest attending walk-in hours to speak with an advisor. The advisor will schedule a follow-up appointment if necessary.
Things that do not require an appointment
Stop by the OISS office during walk-in hours if you need to:
- Obtain travel signature for I-20/DS-2019
- Complete on-campus employment paperwork
- ITIN application
- Tax questions
- I-515A processing
Things that you can do when the office is open
- Submit and pick up forms
- Pick up I-20/DS-2019
- Request a concurrent enrollment letter
- Obtain travel signature for I-20/DS-2019 (one business day processing)
Things you can do online
- Change of address through your my.emich account. Please see how to change your address.
- Sign up for seminars