International Advising within OIAP serves current UHCL sponsored international students,
dependents, and scholars. All immigration related services such as the processing
of immigration documents, government reporting, status letters, change of status,
and work authorization are handled by OIAP.
OIAP provides immigration workshops and seminars throughout the academic year to assist
students and scholars in maintaining their immigration status. As a service to our
international students and scholars, monthly emails are sent containing important
immigration updates and reminders on maintaining lawful immigration status in the
Any questions about full-time enrollment requirements, restrictions on working in
the U.S., traveling outside the U.S., and other rules and responsibilities connected
to your immigration status should always be addressed to International Advising directly
International Advising Online Requests and Updates
I-20 Extension Form
Announcement - OPT STEM Proposed Changes
Janel Dumbre Ed.D. Associate Director, International Admissions and Advising
Advises all "J" VISA holders
Stephanie Holleran International Student Advisor
Advises current students whose last names A-M with all VISA categories except J visas.
N. Ann Umbreit International Student Advsior
Advises current students whose last names N-Z with all VISA categories except J visas.
Scheduling an Appointment
International Advising looks forward to assisting you. If you would like to meet with
your Advisor, please schedule an appointment by calling 281.283.2740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Express Advising No appointment necessary:
Tuesday & Wednesday 2-5PM
Express Advising is meant for quick immigration questions. Please note that
complex immigration questions or processes will require an appointment.
students admissions questions please see International Admissions page.