Student Appointments


ISSO is now using the campus appointment system through EAB. To make an appointment with an ISSO Student Adviser, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to ISUAppointments within AccessPlus
  2. Click “Schedule Campus Appointment”
  3. Select “International Students and Scholars Office” for the Appointment Type
  4. You may select your adviser by college or leave the “Select Staff Member” box blank to make an appointment with any adviser

Late Arrivals

Students who are arrive more than 10 minutes late will need to reschedule their appointment. 

Phone Appointments

For phone appointments, schedule your appointment using the instructions above. At the time of your appointment, please call 515-294-1120 to speak with the International Student Adviser.

CPT or OPT Appointments

Students scheduling an appointment to discuss curricular practical training (CPT), optional practical training (OPT), or STEM OPT extension must have first attended the respective workshop in Cystart prior to the appointment. 


Tax Questions

International Student Advisers do not advise on taxes. Please review this tax resource or visit the College of Business Vitatax for tax support. 


If you experience difficulties scheduling your appointment through EAB, please follow these more detailed instructions. Anyone who does not have access to EAB can email to schedule an appointment with an International Student Adviser. 


Student Call-In Advising


Monday - Friday

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 


Call 515-294-1120 to speak with an International Student Adviser. Depending on demand, your name and phone number will be added to queue and you can anticipate a call back. 


Scholar Appointments

Advising appointments for scholars or their dependents can be made by emailing