Your comprehensive resource at IU

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


Admissions help

We can help you apply for admission to IU Bloomington, and prepare for your move here.

Get help with admissions


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 short advising appointments from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call our office to reserve your time.

The following topics can be covered during these short advising slots:

  • 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

Employment authorization

Do you want to find a job in the United States? We can help you get your employment authorization.

Learn about employment authorization