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Current Students

You are a current student if you...

  • are enrolled in and attending classes at ISU.

If you have recently been admitted or have just arrived in Pocatello and need information on check-in, orientation, or other resources, please see new and accepted students.

Welcome to Idaho State University!

As a student at ISU, there are many services, workshops, and events to support our International Students. We’re here to help you maintain your immigration status and make the transition ISU life easier. There are many ways to get involved.

If you can't find what you are looking for on this website, please visit our office on the top floor of the Museum Building, room 426, during walk-in hours or schedule an appointment with your IPO advisor. We are here to help you.

Advising Hours

Our office is located on the 4th floor of the Museum Building in room 426. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  To schedule an appointment with an advisor, click the advisor's scheduling link below:


Advisor Advising Type Schedule Appointment
Academic Advisor For help with course registration or other academic advising, please contact your major advisor or the Academic Advising Center Click for Advisors
Khalil Azizi Immigration advising for current international students, faculty & scholars Click to Schedule
Shawn Bascom Associate Director of Admissions and International Services Click to Schedule

Office hours during the summer break are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The office is closed on weekends and University holidays.

For after-hours emergencies, please contact ISU Public Safety at 208-282-2515 or dial 911.

Additional Resources

Document Request Form

Sponsored Student Document Request Form

Maintaining F-1 Status

SEVIS Transfer Process

Student Organizations


Practical Training

Student Employment

Banking & Tax Information

Social Security

Driver’s Licenses