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Walk In Services

  • Walk-In

Walk-in Hours
To see an International Student Counselor for quick questions or urgent matters, Please visit ISSS during the walk-in hours:

Date Time
Jan 02, 2019 - Mar 29, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Excluding 1/3, 1/8, 1/9, 1/10, 1/16, 1/18  

*Office will remain closed on Saturday, Sunday and University Holidays.


  • Document Request and Pickup

Many requests with Office of International Student and Scholar Services do not require an appointment with an International Student Counselor. Please see listing of services available without an appointment below.

NOTE: All requests require a "5-business day" processing time from the day of submission, unless otherwise indicated. To help meet your needs in a timely manner, we request you plan in advance and provide as much advance notice as possible.

Letters for various needs, such as: Department of Public Safety (Texas ID or Driver's License) Enrollment verification Enrolling at another school (keeping your SEVIS record at UH): Concurrent enrollment (at the same time as classes at UH), Transient enrollment (temporarily during UH school breaks), Inter-institutional enrollment (specific agreements between UH & other schools) Financial expenses Invitation (for graduation, visit, or for dependent visa) Social Security Card application  International Travel: Travel endorsements for I-20s/DS-2019s Updated I-20/DS-2019 for visa interviews Employment: Basic information about employment options for internationals Submitting Curricular Practical Training requests Requesting H-1B Cap Gap I-20s OPT Self Report submission  Miscellaneous: Applications for ISSSO scholarships Exchange Visitor insurance options Notification of changed visa code Pick-up ISSSO forms/handouts Submitting concurrent enrollment evidence (schedule & grades) Reporting intended departure from the U.S. after completing studies Review of ISSSO Registration holds Verifi cation of CPT eligibility Updating I-20/DS-2019 Documents: Change of major Change of degree level Finances Extending the program end date Reduced Course Load for final semester Transferring SEVIS record from UH to another school