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Immigration Advising for International Students

Request Support from International Services

The International Services team is happy to assist you with your F-1 and J-1 student immigration questions. Many of your questions can be answered on our website and in iVandal, IPO's online services portal.

Advising Appointments

Appointment: If you have many questions that will take longer than 15 minutes to discuss, please schedule your appointment in advance using SlateConnect My Success.

If you have a scheduled visit and will be significantly late, please cancel and reschedule in SlateConnect My Success.

Walk-In Advising Hours: 2-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the International Programs Office (IPO)

No appointment is necessary during walk-in advising hours. Students will be served on a first-come, first-served basis for appointments lasting less than 15 minutes. Please check in at the front desk kiosk when you arrive at the IPO.


You may email any questions to Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.

Submit Requests

iVandal - Most requests can be submitted through the online iVandal portal. Login to iVandal, choose the appropriate request, and follow the instructions. Remember to click "submit". We will email your official student email when your request has been completed.

*Please allow up to 5 business days for your request to be processed. Do not email or call us to let us know that you have submitted an online request, this will only slow down our processing times.

Submit/Receive Documents

For documents that cannot be submitted or received through iVandal, or for J-1 student requests that require original ink signatures, you may pick up forms in person or arrange to have them shipped to you (details below).

In Person - You may pick up forms in-person between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Shipping via EShip Global - You may have your document shipped to you based on your selected EShip Global shipping method selected in iVandal.

International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: 208-885-8984

Fax: 208-885-2859


Phone: 208-885-7870

Fax: 208-885-2859