Request an Advising Appointment

Please see below for a list of advisers and the specific services that they each provide. To schedule an appointment, please click the "Student Success Collaborative" image on this page. For questions or additional information, please contact the International Office at (323) 343-3170 or visit during the following walk-in hours:

International Students

Monday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(I-9 Verification of Employment Eligibility can be processed during walk-in times.)

Study Abroad

Tuesday - Thursday: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

International Office Advisers and Advising Services:

F-1 International Students

Amy Wang, Director

  • All F-1 international student inquiries. Employment Inquiries require an appointment. (Please see relevant employment forms before scheduling an appointment.)

Tracey Truong, International Admissions Liason/SEVIS Coordinator

  • F-1 international student inquiries on the following topics: Transfers, Change of Status, Reinstatement, Extension of Stay. (Reinstatement and Change of Status matters require an appointment.)

Karina Diaz, Intake Counselor

  • F-1 international student inquiries on the following topics: Academic Difficulty, Leave of Absence 

Study Abroad and Current Exchange Students

Sonja Lind, Education Abroad Coordinator

  • Cal State LA students interested in study abroad*
  • Current exchange students

*Please Note: Prior to scheduling a Study Abroad advising appointment, students should plan to attend a Study Abroad Information Session for general information on available programs. Several sessions are scheduled each semester. To see a list of upcoming  sessions, visit our Study Abroad Information Sessions page. Advising appointments should be made once students have performed research and have an interest in a specific program/exchange university and need assistance with specific questions.

All other matters may be addressed during each advisor's walk-in schedule.