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International and Exchange Student Center

At this time, the International and Exchange Student Center will continue to largely provide remote advisement combined with some degree of in-person availability Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.

You may continue to click the "Contact Us" button below to reach the relevant advisement staff, or choose one of the options in the categories provided further on this page.


Due to the high volume of phone calls and email messages, the IESC temporarily may take a longer time to respond than expected. We apologize for the delay. We will be sure to get back to you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we diligently move forward to assist you.

Fall 2021 IESC Services and Support Update:

Please review the information below for guidance on the available IESC services. Please note that although in-person services remain limited at this time, we are here to support you with any advisement needs Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please consult with your Advisors for any needed in-person services.

Before visiting the campus and the IESC follow these Health and Safety Guidelines

At this time, numerous health and safety measures will remain in place. Keep checking here for the latest health and safety updates as the University prepares to welcome Fall 2021 — and you.  For the health and safety, please follow the COVID-19 protocols as noted below before visiting the IESC office:

International Student Advisement

International Student Advisors are available to assist you Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  International student advisement services largely remain virtual with some degree of in-person availability.  Please consult with your Advisors for any needed in-person services.

Please find below the four ways to contact us:

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Study Abroad and National Student Exchange Programs Advisement

  • Study Abroad advisors are available for virtual appointments Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Interested students are encouraged to attend an online information session to learn more about the available programs CSUN has to offer.
  • After attending/viewing an online information session, please email with your availability to schedule a virtual appointment with a Study Abroad advisor.
  • Students interested in setting up an in-depth meeting to discuss their program options and questions are encouraged to set up a virtual appointment by email.
  • Your CSUN Study Abroad Advisors are Eleanor Wolgast and Rebecca Spector. Please consult with your Advisors for any needed in-person services.

Important Information for International Students during COVID-19

The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) provides services to newly admitted and continuing international F-1 and J-1 visa students, Fulbright students and participants of the study abroad program and National Student Exchange (NSE).

The IESC also coordinates cultural and social events that allow our students to share their national heritage and get involved with the campus educational community. Additionally, the center provides information for on- and off-campus resources and contacts and tips in times of an emergency.

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