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OISSS Currently Serving Students Virtually

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the OISSS Front Desk will be closed until further notice. International Student Advisors are still processing student requests via email. Please send all OISSS request forms and supporting documents to

Students may also request a Virtual Advising Session with an International Student Advisor on various topics Monday - Friday, from 9am - 3pm.

For emergency situations, please contact University Police Department at 361-593-2611.

We appreciate your patience and encourage students to practice social distancing and remain safe during this time.

Beyond working directly with the TAMUK international community, OISSS also meets, advises, and provides training opportunities to TAMUK administrators to introduce and reaffirm policies, programs, and concepts applicable to our international students and scholars.

To best serve you, we encourage you to send inquiry emails to our office at This is the best/preferred option. We will answer your emails in the order received. 

You are welcome to contact us via phone at 361-593-3317 if you have general questions regarding F-1/J-1 rules and benefits.

If you would like to discuss your situation with an International Student Advisor directly, please request a Virtual Advising Session instead. This allows us ample time to review your records and provide you with the best advise for your specific situation.

Telephone: 361-593-3317

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