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Contact the International Services and Engagement Office

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Our mission is to provide holistic support for our international community through a full range of collaborative services and programs and foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for reciprocal learning and intercultural exchange.


CONTACT US

EMAIL: General Inquiries

Email ISEO Advisors:

Student - Enrolled or previously enrolled in coursework at UCSD
Scholar - NOT enrolled in coursework at UCSD

VIRTUAL: Appointments

Virtual Zoom Appointments with ISEO Advisors:

Student - Enrolled or previously enrolled in coursework at UCSD
Scholar - NOT enrolled in coursework at UCSD

IN-PERSON ADVISING: Student Walk-Ups

Note: Scholar Advisors currently only offer online advising via Zoom.

In-Person Student Advising with ISEO Advisors:

Student - Enrolled or previously enrolled in coursework at UCSD

FRONT DESK SERVICES: Document Pickup and Check-In

Front Desk Hours and Location:

In-person services such as document pick-up/drop-off and check-in for Student Walk-Ups are available at ISEO's Front Desk.

Visa advising is not available at the Front Desk.
International student visa advising questions can be directed to our EmailVirtual Appointments, or In-Person Walk-UpsInternational scholar visa advising is offered through Email and Appointments via Zoom.

FRONT DESK HOURS
Monday 10:30 am -12:00 pm to 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am -12:00 pm to 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am -12:00 pm to 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am -12:00 pm to 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday/Holidays Closed


OUR ADDRESS
 International Services and Engagement Office
Student Center B
9500 Gilman Drive #0018
La Jolla, California 92093-0018

 

 



TECH SUPPORT: Assistance with iPortal or iServices Requests

Assistance with iPortal or iServices Requests:

Phone: Emergency Contact

 BUSINESS HOURS EMERGENCY PHONE LINE:

  • PHONE NUMBER:
    • 858-534-3730
  • AVAILABLE:
    • Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • WHEN TO USE:
    • If you have an urgent situation, such as travel issues at the Port of Entry, or if you or a government official or law enforcement officer need to speak with an ISPO Advisor.  
    • Please use drop-in advising for exoedite requests, as this line is for emergency situations only. 
    • If your situation is related to your I-20/DS-2019 travel signature, first review information regarding the I-515A on our travel page. 

For a true emergency that is related to health or safety, call 911, or the UC San Diego Campus Police at 858-534-4357. 

For questions related to your visa status that are not urgent or an emergency, please join our Zoom Advisingor submit a Contact Formabove. 

 



AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY PHONE LINE:

  • PHONE NUMBER:
    • 858-534-4357 (UC San Diego Campus Police)
  • AVAILABLE:
    • After hours and on weekends, university holidays, and during other announced closures.
  • WHEN TO USE:
    • If you have an urgent situation, such as travel issues at the Port of Entry, and you or a government official or law enforcement officer need to speak with a Student or Scholar Advisor.  
    • If your situation is related to your I-20/DS-2019 travel signature, first review information regarding the I-515A. 

For a true emergency that is related to health or safety, call 911, or UC San Diego Campus Police at 858-534-4357. 


PRINTABLE EMERGENCY CONTACT CARD

 You can download and print this card, or save it as a digital copy .

The  Emergency Contact Card can be printed for your wallet and/or kept with your immigration documents. This card has important phone numbers as well as tips on what to do if you are detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or are arrested by police.

After Hours Lockbox

The after hours drop box is located outside Student Center B. The drop box should only be used after consulting with an Advisor. This will ensure that items placed in the after hours drop box are picked up in a timely manner.

The after hours drop box (black box) is located on the left side immediately after crossing the bridge to enter Student Center B.

  • Student Center B is across from Mandeville Auditorium and the Art of Espresso Coffee Cart
  • Student Center B is the building, not the physical address, for direct instructions to our location visit: 
View from Mandeville Auditorium/Art of Espresso Coffee Cart 2nd floor
bridge-entrace.jpg
Lockbox (color: black) and located immediately after crossing the bridge
Lockbox view from entrance
View of Lockbox
VIew of lockbox

FIND US ON CAMPUS

Physical Location & Address

OUR ADDRESS
 International Services and Engagement Office
Student Center B
9500 Gilman Drive #0018
La Jolla, California 92093-0018

 

 


Driving & Parking Directions

Driving Directions

  • ISEO is located off of La Jolla Village Drive on Interstate 5.
  • From Interstate 5, EXIT on La Jolla Village Drive WEST.
  • Proceed to the first light at the bottom of the hill and TURN RIGHT onto VILLA LA JOLLA DRIVE.
  • TURN LEFT onto GILMAN DRIVE.
  • At the third stop sign, TURN RIGHT onto MANDEVILLE LANE.
  • We are located in Student Center B, on the corner of Gilman Drive and Mandeville Lane 

Parking Information

  • The Gilman Parking Structure has visitor spaces (marked "V") available for parking by the hour, and is located 3 blocks east of our office at the Student Center B on Gilman Drive and Russell Lane.
    • Use the pay stations located on each floor to purchase your permit.
  • Parking lot P113 is conveniently located near Student Center B, it has 22 visitor parking spots with pay stations nearby. 
  • For more information on other parking options, visit the UC San Diego Transportation Services website.

Shuttle & Public Transit

Triton Transit

Triton Transit operates fare-free on- and off-campus service for students, faculty, and staff, including four primary service lines:
  • Shuttles – Fixed-route service between campus shuttle stops
  • Mobility – Door-to-door service for individuals with limited mobility
  • On Demand – On-Demand service between existing Triton Transit stops during evening hours and academic breaks when fixed route service is reduced or suspended
  • Charters – Support for campus events, academic and student organization field trips and athletic travel

For more information, please visit the Triton Transit webpage on the Transportation Services website.


Public Transit

Several mass transit routes serve the campus and surrounding area. UC San Diego offers different programs that provide discounted transit access for faculty, staff and students.

These include The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) buses who stop at the Gilman Transit Center, which is located on Gilman Drive just west of the Gilman Parking Structure, which is about two blocks from our office in Student Center B.

To plan your trip and get bus schedules please take a visit the San Diego MTS schedules page.

For more information regarding public transit at UC San Diego, please visit the Transportation Services website.