International Student Advising

Advising Hours: Winter Quarter

Advising Office Hours Schedule, January 25-29
Jan. 25:
2:00-4:00 p.m. (Cynthia & John)
Jan. 26:
8:00-10:00 a.m. (Ginger & Cynthia)
Jan. 27:
4:00-6:00 p.m. (John & Ginger)
Jan. 28:
8:00-10:00 a.m. (Ginger & John)
Jan. 29:
No Office Hours; appointments available

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F-1 Immigration

Cynthia Okawara

John Tankersley

Ginger Villanueva

Jessica Galan

International Student Academic Advisors are faculty advisors who help students make important decisions about their academic and future career plans. Our advisors have all lived or traveled overseas, and know what it feels like to experience a new language and culture.

By working with an advisor, students are able to make the connection between their academic interests, degree requirements, and career opportunities. Advisors can also help students learn more about U.S. culture and the Seattle area.

Students can make an appointment to meet with an advisor or see an advisor at express advising, which does not require an appointment. Learn about what you can do in appointments and express advising below.

Express Advising

  • Drop or change class
  • Have I-20 signed
  • Submit paperwork
  • Other quick questions


  • Academic planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Personal issues

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Contact Us
International Education
PUB (9000) Bld., Room 9302

Important Dates

Winter Quarter 2021
Orientation: December 28
First day of classes: January 6
Final exams end: March 24

Spring Quarter 2021

Orientation: March 29
First day of classes: April 5
Final exams end: June 18

Summer Quarter 2021

Orientation: June 21
First day of classes: June 28
Final exams end: August 19