International Education Center

Counseling for International Students


Counseling Services

Academic and Personal Counseling

International Education Counselors provide academic and personal counseling for F-1 Visa and overseas international students. Counselors are available year-round to assist students in a variety of formats.

Counseling Appointments via Zoom for continuing students

Counseling appointments will temporarily we unavailable after Friday, November 13. We are experiencing a high level of demand due to requests for transfer/application and enrollment assistance. Please use our other services listed below. We hope to resume appointments in the future.

QLess Counseling Line (Phone)

International Counseling Callback Queue

The QLess Counseling Phone Line is temporarily unavailable. We hope to re-open this service in the future. Please check back for updates. 

Zoom Express Counseling for F-1 Visa and Overseas International Students

Join the F-1 Zoom Express Counseling Waiting Room

NOTE: We are experiencing a high volume of student requests to join our Zoom Express Counseling. This service can only accommodate a certain amount of students per session. We ask for your patience during this peak period as our staff is limited. If the room is locked, please check back periodically, as the room may reopen. 

​Meet with a counselor for a 10-15 minute​ session to receive assistance with:

  • Course planning for continuing students 
  • Over units (9 in summer and/or up to 18 in Fall)
  • Guided Self Placement questions
  • Pass/No Pass; Course Repeats

Fall Zoom Hours

November 23 - 27 (hours are updated weekly)

  • Monday:  9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
  • Tuesday:  9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Email an International Counselor 


Services include:

  • Reduced Course Load, Special Consideration and other forms
  • Over units (more than 9 in summer and/or more than 18 in Fall)
  • Questions regarding requirements and completion of educational goals
  • MyEdPlan review

Counselors will respond within 3-5 business days.