Cherry Blossoms

Current International Students

Immigration v.s. Academic Counseling

Immigration Advising


Please contact to schedule an appointment with an F-1 advisor. 

Online Academic Counseling

Connect with a Counselor!

General Quick Questions Hours

Tuesday: 11:30 am-1:15 pm

Wednesday 11:30 am–1:15 pm

Thursday:   11:30 am–1:15 pm

F-1 International Quick Questions Hours

Monday: 11 am–12pm,  with Kim Lane

Tuesday: 1pm–2pm, with Cathy Denver

Wednesday: 3pm–4pm, with Cathy Denver

Thursday: 8:30am–9:30am, with Kim Lane

Appointments must be scheduled specifically with an international counselor for the following reasons:

  • I-20 Extension: counselor recommendation & educational plan
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) & educational plan
  • Reduced Course Load (less than 12 units)
  • Note: Students requesting a reduced course load for medical reasons must meet directly with the immigration advisor in the International Student Office, not a counselor.
How It Works

Please call 650.949.7423 or 650.949.7821 or use the FH Counseling Chat feature to get in queue during Quick Question Hours listed above.  

  • Your QQ request will be placed in queue in the order received.
  • You can request to meet with a counselor via telephone, Zoom, or email/chat for up to 15 minutes
  • Note: All Quick Question hours are subject to change.


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International Student Programs Office


Administration Building 1900 Room 1933

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