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PUBLIC HOURS – Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4:45 PM

International Student & Scholar Services remains open for normal operations throughout the summer.  ISSS will close for official UA Holidays including Memorial Day on Monday, May 31 and in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5.


Drop-in Advising – M – F, 11 am – 3 pm – NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED

General advising hours are Monday through Friday, 11 am – 3 pm CST via Zoom or In-Person.  Please note, drop-in advising is meant for shorter inquiries of 5 – 10 minutes. No Appointment is needed.

Need a longer appointment? Book an appointment with ISSS online.

For all other questions, email or call 205-348-5402.  Please be sure to provide your full name and CWID (if known) with your inquiry.

Enrollment Guidance for Fall 2021 – Return to Pre-COVID Requirements

Based on The University of Alabama’s announced plan to return to full-time, in-person instruction under normal operations in the Fall 2021 Semester, all F-1 and J-1 students must resume regular in-person enrollment under standard F-1 and J-1 guidance beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester as outlined on our Full-Time Enrollment Page.

For full details, please see our SEVP Guidance section on the Coronavirus Page.

Travel Updates 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Mailing Address

The University of Alabama
International Student & Scholar Services
Box 870254
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0254

Physical Address

International Student & Scholar Services
400 McCorvey Drive
105 BB Comer Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0254