The International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) provides services to J- and F- international students and scholars. The services include providing holistic support through immigration advising and organizing cultural, social, and academic programs and events to support students and scholars' engagement at UNL.

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Office Hours (in Central Time)
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Immigration Advising Hours (in Central Time) 
Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m/9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m./5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m./9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m./5 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m./9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Schedule an Immigration Advising Appointment: https://globalnebraska.unl.edu/isso/advising-instructions

Other Ways to Contact Us
Main Desk: (402) 472-0324
Consultation Line: (402) 472-5163
Email: isso@unl.edu 

Document Processing Times: 

All requests are processed in order they have been received. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we serve over 2,000 international students and scholars at UNL. Please know any request or application you submit to ISSO may take 8-10 business days to process. ISSO's business days are Monday – Friday, except for holidays.

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate requests to expedite your application. Your request will be processed in the order it is received and assigned to an advisor. 

We recommend all students and scholars submit any requests with plenty of time for processing.  

Continue to monitor your Huskers email account for status updates. 

Social Security Number (SSN), Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN), and I-20/DS-2019 travel signature requests may take 1-3 business days. We will email you when the document is available for you to pick up at ISSO.