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International Student & Scholar Services

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​Contact Us

​The ISS is currently operating virtually. Visit our Virtual Front Desk in Zoom!
​Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm and Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm:​

1 E. Jackson Boulevard
DePaul Center, Suite 9300
Chicago, IL 60604 USA

Phone: 312-362-8376
Fax: 312-362-8018

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Events and Announcements:

DePaul Preferred Email Addresses

​​DePaul has announced that beginning in fall term all class and university communications will be sent to your BlueM@il email address ( to ensure reliable delivery of mail. All ISS and SEVIS communication will also be sent to this address. Please be sure to log into your DePaul email account regularly to ensure that you are receiving university and SEVIS email. More information about this change can be found here​

USCIS Filing Fee Increases Effective October 2, 2020

USCIS has announced filing fee increases for some forms commonly used by international students ​including the I-539 (application to change non-immigrant status or reinstate status) and the I-765 (application for OPT employment). ​USCIS applications postmarked on or after October 2 must include the new, correct fees. Currently eligible students may wish to plan to file applications in advance of the coming fee increase.  ISS always recommends downloading current forms directly from the USCIS website to ensure that the most recent form and current fees are included. Please contact your ISS Advisor​ with questions. ​​​

Holiday Closures 

​​DePaul University and ISS will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. ISS will reopen at 9:00am on Monday, November 30.