The ISS Office will be closed Monday,  July 4th in observance of the United State’s Independence Day holiday.
Operations return Tuesday July, 5th. Please plan accordingly.

Important Information

COVID-19 Info Page

The landing page for information related to COVID-19 events and how it affects International Students.

FAQs: Information for International Students – Fall 2022

Frequently Asked Questions for the Fall 2022 semester based on changing circumstances with policy and response to COVID-19 circumstances.

Visa Clearance Information

For new to UH Manoa campus international students.
See information about the process and what is required.

ISS Services

Remote Advisor Appointment

Use STAR Balance to check availability and schedule an appointment to speak with an ISS advisor via phone or ZOOM.

Travel Signature Request

Request a Travel Endorsement Signature as proof of approval travel outside of the U.S. while still in your program. Delivery information will be provided via email upon approval.

Submit Request

To apply for an immigration benefit, please log in your request before submitting completed forms to ISS.

News and Events

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

OPT is a temporary employment authorization for F-1 students. It provides up to 12 months of full-time work authorization per level of study. OPT can be used before and/or after completion of studies, but is granted under specific guidelines. Learn more about OPT.


Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Advising by Appointment
The ISS Office is closed on all Federal and State holidays unless otherwise noted.

Contact Information

Phone: 808-956-8613
Fax: 808-956-5076

Mailing Address

International Student Services
2600 Campus Rd Rm 206
Honolulu, HI 96822