This page is intended to provide timely information and resources regarding academic and immigration advising to international students under F-1 visa status.

ISS Assistance and Advising Hours

All Valencia College campuses are now open. International Student Services (ISS) is committed to providing high quality support and advising services both remotely and on-site, while continuing to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and administration. We strongly encourage you to take measures to protect yourself including being vaccinated, staying home if you don’t feel well, and wearing a mask when you are indoors.

*ISS staff is available during regular office hours 8am to 5pm, on-site Monday - Thursday and fully remote  on Fridays.

Virtual Office Hours

The ISS Office remains fully operational with regular business hours virtual and on-site.

Monday through Friday
8am – 5pm

Frequently Asked Questions

International Students Coronavirus FAQs

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Virtual  & Onsite Advising

In order to accommodate our students during peak advising times, the ISS Office will be operating under extended walk-in advising hours both virtual and on-site starting on Monday, December 13 to Tuesday, December 21, and from Monday, January 3 to Friday, January 14. No appointment is necessary, simply walk-in through zoom or on-site during the following times:

  • Monday –Thursday: 9AM to 11:30AM & 1PM to 4PM (Virtual & On-site)
  • Fridays: 9AM to 11:30AM (Virtual ONLY)

Virtual Walk-in Hours via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 815 628 085

The College will be closed for the winter holiday break starting on Wednesday, December 22, and will reopen on Monday, January 3.

Advising Appointment via Zoom or On-Site
No Appointments available until January 18, 2022. For assistance please visit us during extendent walkin hours*
If you would like to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with an advisor, please click here. You will receive a confirmation email. If via Zoom, at the time of your appointment, click on the Zoom link in the confirmation to connect with your advisor. You can communicate with your advisor using microphone or chat.

Ways to Stay Connected

If we miss your call, please leave a voicemail that includes your name, VID, short description of your inquiry, and a phone number where we can reach you. A member of the ISS team will return your call as soon as possible.

Keep Learning

Resources for Students Moving Online.

Grade Options

Valencia College is introducing new optional grades to limit COVID-19’s disruption to your academic plans.


International Student Service (ISS) offers a simple and convenient way for Valencia College international students to create requests and obtain services.