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Office of International Students and Scholars

BOSTON COLLEGE

WELCOME TO OISS


The OISS provides advice, programs, and services to almost 2,600 international students (undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students), faculty, and research scholars from over 96 countries. Specific services include:

  • International Student Orientation
  • Immigration administration support and advising
  • International student and family support programs
  • On- and off-campus employment advising
  • Intercultural competency advising and counseling
  • Publications and resources

 

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS  


Applying for OPT or CPT?

Planning to work this summer or after graduation? Optional Practical Training can take at least 90 days to be approved. Plan ahead! Vist our employment page for more information.  

Updates Regarding Executive Orders on Immigration

Review all of the latest updates on President Trump's Executive Orders on immigration.

 

ADVISING WALK-IN HOURS


Please read our walk-in hours policyDuring walk-in hours you can speak to the on-call advisor on a first come, first serve basis. Appointments with advisors can also be made by calling (617) 552-8005.

Thea Bowman House

Monday 2pm-4pm

Tuesday 10am-12pm

Wednesday 2pm-4pm

Thursday 10am-12pm

Friday 10am-12pm

 

Thea Bowman House
(Behind Lyons and Stokes)

72 College Road

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-552-8005
bcis@bc.edu

Summer Hours:

Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM

Friday 9AM-3PM

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