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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM


Mailing Addresses:

Office of International Students and Scholars
Purdue University
Schleman Hall of Student Services, Room #136
475 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050


Main Office Phone: 


General E-Mail Address: 


Student Walk-In Hours:

Walk-In advising is intended for matters that can be addressed in 10 minutes or less. Students will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis for walk-ins. Student Counselors are only available during walk in hours, except by appointment.

Special Note on Walk-In Travel Signatures: Travel signature requests must now be submitted online in advance through myISS. Walk-in signatures are only given for students who have been pre-approved through the online request.


Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Friday: 9:00-11:30 and 1:30-4:00

Thursday:  1:30-4:00 only


Scholar walkins/appointments:

Scholar walkin sessions are available during these times:

  • Wednesdays 9 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Fridays 1:30 PM to 4 PM

For an appointment, please use the link below.

Schedule Appointment
This link is only intended for international faculty and staff, and for J-1 Exchange visitors holding "Scholar" Appointments. It is not intended for F-1 or J-1 Students. If you are an F-1 or J-1 Student needing general advising you must attend Student Walk-In Hours as explained above, or call the main office number listed above.



Emergency Contact Number:

International students, faculty and staff who are currently at Purdue and who have an emergency situation, such as a lost or stolen passport, may call for assistance when the ISS office is not open for business.

Applicants for admission may not use this number to inquire about admission status or the status of the issuance of a Form I-20 or Form DS 2019.

Please do not use the emergency phone number to inquire about travel signatures or lost or forgotten I-20's.  Email your inquiry to and we will respond as soon as we return to the office.

After Hours-Emergency Phone: (765) 491-6759

The emergency phone line is not monitored during normal business hours or between the hours of 10:00 PM EST and 7:00 AM EST.

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