Hours, Directions & Parking

Meeting with an OISS Adviser

Walk-In Advising

Do you have quick question?  Need a travel signature?  Advisers are available to meet with students and scholars for walk-in appointments each afternoon between 12 noon and 5:00 pm.  During walk-in hours, you will meet with the “adviser on call.”

Scheduling an Appointment with your OISS Adviser

If you would like to meet with the OISS adviser assigned to your school or department, have a more complicated question or if you are unable to visit our office during the times stated above, please schedule an appointment by emailing your adviser. This appointment can be in person, by phone or by video chat. Please refer to the list under the “Contact OISS” section and send an email to the adviser for your school or department.

OISS Orientation and Check-In

All new students and scholar must check in with OISS upon arriving in New Haven.  Students arriving for the fall semester will receive an email about when to check-in.  All others, new scholars and visiting students, should check in on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at 9:00 a.m.    Click here for more information about checking in with OISS.

Location & Hours

The Office of International Students and Scholars is housed in the International Center for Yale Students and Scholars at 421 Temple Street, across from Helen Hadley Hall. 

On Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays we are open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

On Tuesdays we are open from 12 noon to 5:00 pm.


There are three visitor parking spaces immediately in front of the International Center. When visiting OISS you are welcome to park in one of these three spaces. Do not park in any of the other spaces in this lot as your car will be towed. If the International Center Visitor parking spaces are unavailable, there is metered parking on Temple Street.