ISS IS WORKING REMOTELY

Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, our physical office is closed. However, ISS advisors are working remotely to serve you. We are processing immigration document requests, responding to emails, and updating our website. We have moved from an in-person document pick-up to providing mailing services for original documents. We are with you virtually!

Contact Us

Before you contact us, your answers are likely found on the following pages:

Still have a question? This is how you can reach us. 

Using Navigate

If you are on OPT and graduated more than 1 year ago, please email us to request an appointment or visit us during OPT drop-in hours. Navigate may not work for you. 

Virtual Drop-in Advising

Have a quick question? ISS offers virtual drop-in advising Monday & Thursday afternoons. 

To use ISS drop-ins:

  • click the button below & log in 
  • choose Student Support 
  • choose International Student Services
  • select “International Drop-In Advising”
    • If you don't see drop-in availability right away be sure to click the "View Drop-in Times" button on the bottom of the page.

Email Assistance

Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM
isss@buffalo.edu
**Please allow 3-5 business days for a response.

Phones (recorded information) 
(716) 645-2258 

Schedule an Appointment

For more complex immigration issues, please schedule a virtual appointment with an advisor using the Student Success Portal. 

To make an appointment:

  • click the button below & log in 
  • choose Student Support 
  • choose International Student Services. 
On OPT and need to talk to an ISS advisor?

If you are approved for OPT and graduated more than 1 year ago the online appointment system may not work for you. ISS is now offering virtual drop-in advising for students on OPT every Wednesday.

For more information please visit our OPT Virtual Advising page. Please note it will require UBIT login to access.