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Want to transition to University of Houston-Clear Lake easily and smoothly? International Advising within the Office of International Admissions and Programs can make that happen. We are here for you!

Crucial Information for International Students

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, informational material will be available from our recorded COVID-19 webinars. In these webinars we discuss regulations and best practices involving international students at UHCL. If you would like an invitation to an upcoming webinar, please email oiap@uhcl.edu

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Health Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

University of Houston-Clear Lake keeps the health and well-being of our campus community a top priority and is closely monitoring the emerging outbreak of the novel coronavirus. For more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert page.

Actualización de Salud: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UHCL toma prioridad en la salud y bienestar de nuestra comunidad universitaria. Estamos monitoreando de cerca un brote del virus Novel Coronavirus. Para mayor información, visita la pagina Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert.

International Travel Protocol

The Office of Global Learning and Strategy must approve all UHCL international travel requests. Please email educationabroad@uhcl.edu or call 713-718-2740 for more information on the request process.

Protocolo de Viaje Internacional

La Oficina de Aprendizaje y Estrategia Global debe aprobar todas las solicitudes de viajes internacionales de UHCL. Para obtener más información sobre el proceso de solicitud, llame al 713-718-274 o mande un correo electrónico a educationabroad@uhcl.edu.

COVID-19 Information for International Students

Receive the Crucial Advice You Need

Our mission is to serve your interests and education so you can make a seamless transition to life in America and to our campus. We work closely with all the students, dependents and scholars sponsored by UHCL. This includes assistance with the processing of immigration documents, government reporting, status letters, change of status, work authorization and more. As part of the advising process, we also conduct immigration workshops and send monthly emails throughout the academic year to assist you in maintaining your immigration status.

If you have any questions about your experience as an international student at UHCL, contact International Advising directly at intladvising@uhcl.edu. We’re able to assist you with concerns like full-time enrollment requirements, restrictions on working in the U.S., traveling around the U.S. and other rules and responsibilities connected to your immigration status.

Schedule Your Advising Appointment Today

International Advising looks forward to assisting you. If you would like to meet with your adviser, schedule an appointment by calling 281-283-2740 or email intladvising@uhcl.edu.

We also have Express Advising available Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-5 p.m., with no appointment necessary. Express Advising is meant for quick immigration questions, so if you have complex immigration questions or processes, it will require an appointment.

If you are a prospective international student with admissions questions about UHCL, visit our International Admissions page.

Vital Information for International Students

Important Resources

Your International Advisers

Adviser Name

Currently Enrolled Students
(All Visa Statuses, except J)

(F-1 OPT & OPT STEM Students)

Students in J Status

  Surname begins with:  

Stephanie Holleran
Sr. Intl Student Adviser


  A-Z All J Visa Holders

Tanya Sell
Intl Student Adviser


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  • International Admissions and Programs

    Phone: 281-283-2740
    Fax: 281-226-7038
    Email: intladvising@uhcl.edu
    Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL

    Bayou Building B2123
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 225
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Fall/Spring hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.