SCIS Office Hours

  • Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
  • During the Summer Semester, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.


  •  An appointment can be made with an advisor to discuss your concerns. Please set your appointment by calling (315) 443-2457.


  • SCIS advisors are available daily for brief walk-in questions from 11:00am to 3:00pm only.  Students and scholars are welcome to come in during these hours should they wish to see an advisor without an appointment..


  • Our e-mail address is  Please include your name, SU-ID number,  and a brief note about how we may assist you.  Your e-mail will be directed to an appropriate staff member, who will respond in a timely manner.


Seminars begin promptly at the times indicated below.

Practical Training:

  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday and 2nd Friday (starting Oct. 6) of each month
  • CPT seminars begin at 3:00pm
  • OPT seminars begin at 3:45pm

Travel Abroad and Within the US Information:

  • First and Third Wednesdays at 1:30pm
  • Every Friday at 12:00pm

On Campus Employment:

  • Tuesdays  at 2:00pm
  • Fridays begin at 9:30am


  • Our weekly newsletter sent to you by e-mail.  If you would like to receive this newsletter, please send an email to with the words "subscribe to scisnews" written in the subject line and body.

Other Programs:

  • Workshops on academic, cultural, and personal topics
  • Completing U.S. tax forms during Spring term
  • English Conversation Groups
  • Academic Success for International Students
  • Social events


In the event of an emergency, you can contact our office for assistance immediately.  If it is a medical emergency, please contact a medical provider first (University Health Services can be reached at 315-443-2666).  If our office is not open, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 315-443-2224.