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

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, but masks are required for in-person meetings.

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

For all other questions, email international@ua.edu 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