Welcome International Students  

Important Message

F-1 international students traveling  to the U.S. with an initial I-20 for fall 2021 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. for the fall semester. This is required by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).

International Student Office services and staff are currently available remotely:

Need to speak with an advisor?

Schedule an advising appointment online

  • Advising appointments: 15 minute advising appointments are available Tuesday through Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm PST. Click the link above to schedule your appointment through InSite. 

  • 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?
 Email us at ISO@dvc.edu
 Have general questions?

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for DVC F-1 Students.

You can also email us at ISO@dvc.edu


 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