International Student Services

The Office of International Student Services supports the immigration, academic, and cultural experience of all UIS international students.

COVID-19 Update:  ISS is working remotely until further notice.  Please email for any questions OR leave a voicemail for a return phone call.

Quick Facts


F-1 students on campus


F-1 students on OPT


Countries represented

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and best professional practices in the field of International Student Advising.

ISS provides the support and assistance necessary for international students to achieve their educational goals and to ensure institutional compliance with government immigration regulations. It provides the documents required for international students to obtain and maintain their legal status.

Important:  Read our Immigration News page for the policy on temporary immigration exceptions for F-1 students during the 2021-2022 Academic Year. 


Office of International Student Services
University of Illinois Springfield
Human Resources Building, Room 10
One University Plaza, MS HRB 10
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone:  217-206-6678


Walk-In Hours:

In order to visit the ISS Office, you must follow the UIS COVID-19 protocol.  Please call or email in advance!

Student Document Pick-ups Only:

Monday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am – 11:30am

Friday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

International Student Stories