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Rutter Community CenterAt the UCSF International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO), we advise scholars and students from around the globe in visa matters as they pertain to their programs of study, research or work at the University of California, San Francisco. We do not provide immigration advice to the general public.

We assist departments at UCSF in preparing visa paperwork for incoming researchers and post-docs.

Our office is the University’s liaison to Federal government agencies in all immigration matters affecting UCSF.

We are located in the William J. Rutter Center, designed by internationally renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta

International Services for patients at the UCSF Medical Center.

ISSO is a department within the Division of Student Academic Affairs (SAA).