Office Hours


FALL 2016 Semester

  • Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advisor-on-call (AOC) times:

Appointments are available on a walk-in basis. 

  • Monday - Friday 11:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

For general inquiries send an e-mail to:



  • All seminars are held at the Slutzker Center for International Services. Please arrive 15 minutes before the indicated time.
  • Practical Training Seminars: 1st and 3rd Wednesday and 2nd Friday of each month. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Seminars begin at 3:00p.m. Optional Practical Training (OPT) Seminars begin at 3:45p.m.
  • Practical Training Step 2: Mondays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

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Calendar of Events

    Virtual Tour


    Visit campus online! Take a walking tour with our virtual tour guide to explore the sights of our beautiful campus. Visit the Quad, academic buildings, the Carrier Dome, and more. Begin tour.

    Bird Library also offers a virtual tour highlighting library places, services and collections. Web, slide show and video versions are available.

    News and Announcements

    Limited SCIS Services

    Monday, October 24 – Wednesday, October 26

    From Monday, October 24 to Wednesday, October 26, many members of our staff will be attending a conference off-campus, so limited services will be available. Please note these limited services when making plans. 

    There will be no CPT or OPT processing on Monday, October 24 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. We will process CPT and OPT on Thursday, October 27 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and we will also offer CPT and OPT processing on Friday, October 28 from 3 p.m. –  5p.m. 

    Undergraduate Orientation Survey

    The Slutzker Center needs your input on Undergraduate Orientation in order to make it a better student experience. Please take the following survey (all submissions are anonymous) so that future students can benefit from your insights. The survey can be accessed here.

    Students participating in International Undergraduate Orientation

    Immigration Status After Practical Training

    Hillary Fraser, an immigration attorney from the law firm of Miller Mayer in Ithaca, New York will present on:

    • H-1B Temporary Workers
    • O-1 Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
    • TNs under NAFTA
    • Permanent Residence/Green Cards
      • Labor Certification
      • Outstanding Professors/Researchers
      • Extraordinary Ability Aliens
    Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    205 Hall of Languages 

    Arrival Guide for New Students

    Congratulations on your acceptance to Syracuse University. Please follow the link below for important information on the arrival procedures.

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    Employment Guide for Students & Scholars

    Read all the essential information regarding your elegibility and resources to land on-campus or off-campus jobs.

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    OPT/CPT & Travel Seminars

    For information about our seminar schedule, please follow the link below.

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    Social Media Seminar

    Role of Social Media in the life of an International student at SU

    Tax Seminars


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    Federal Tax Workshop

    NYS Tax Seminar 2015


    STOP Bias is an educational campaign dedicated to preventing acts of bias on the SU campus.

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