At the Office of International Services (OIS), we provide international students and scholars with assistance in all areas related to international study—including admissions, visas, advising, and employment.Contact OIS
We can help you apply for admission to IU Bloomington, and prepare for your move here.Get help with admissions
We can help you work through your visa requirements and applications.
Once you are at IU Bloomington, you will be able to meet with our international student advisors, who can help you with immigration questions and concerns.
Quick Question Advising
We offer walk-in advising from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
You may come in with a quick question for an international student advisor without making an appointment. Students will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
The following topics can be covered during walk-in advising:
- Optional Practical Training (not for intake)
- Leave of absences
- Withdrawing from all classes
- Travel signatures
- Visa renewals
- Grace periods
- Dropping below full-time status
- Urgent financial issues
- Other brief questions
OIS hosts events to help students meet each other and transition to life in the U.S.Find an event
Do you want to find a job in the United States? We can help you get your employment authorization.Learn about employment authorization