Welcome International Students  

Important Message

F-1 international students traveling  to the U.S. with an initial I-20 must be enrolled in at least one partially in-person or fully in-person course in order to enter and stay in the U.S. This is required by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).

The International Student Office is available to assist you:

Need to speak with an advisor?

  • Advising appointments: 15 minute advising appointments are available Tuesday through Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm PST. Schedule an advising appointment online

  • Drop-in sessions: 5-10 minute drop-in sessions are available Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:00pm PST. Email iso@dvc.edu during drop-in hours to request the Zoom link.

Need to request a document?

Have general questions?


 The International Student Office (ISO) offers the following services:

  • F-1 international student admission
  • I-20 issuance
  • Immigration status
  • Visa information
  • Travel procedures
  • Employment procedures
  • Mandatory health insurance

New students

Current students


Contact the International Student Office (ISO)

Office Location SSC 264 (Pleasant Hill campus map)
Email iso@dvc.edu
Telephone 925-969-2196
Fax 925-691-9503

Office Hours: Fall 2021

In-person services
Dates Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Current fall 2021 hours 9 am - 3 pm 9 am - 3 pm 9 am - 3pm 9 am - 3 pm Closed

Remote services
Dates Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Current fall 2021 hours 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 3 pm