Contact Us

Our Location

UCSF International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) - Mission Bay Campus

William J. Rutter Center

1675 Owens Street, Room CC-290

San Francisco, CA‎ 94143

(for Fed Ex/DHL/UPS Shipping use zip code 94158)

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: (415) 476-1773 | Fax: (415) 476-8119

Visit Us

Mission Bay Office Hours

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Thursday

While drop-in visits are welcome, appointments are preferred. To schedule a virtual advising appointment, be sure to reach out to your ISSO advisor.

For any of the following in-person services, please use our online booking system to schedule a time to visit the ISSO (in all cases, please confirm with your advisor that your documents are available at the ISSO for pick up before scheduling a visit):

Getting to ISSO's Main Office at Mission Bay

Campus Shuttle

If you have a UCSF ID badge and are located at another UCSF campus, you can conveniently reach us via UCSF campus shuttle.


Ways to get to UCSF Mission Bay from BART:

  • If you have a UCSF ID badge, you can take the UCSF red shuttle from the 16th Street/Mission BART station to campus.
  • If you are a UCSF employee, but do not have a UCSF ID yet, you can show your UCSF offer letter.
  • The 16th Street/Mission BART is a 15-minute drive away from campus.


The Muni 55 bus route drops off in front of UCSF's Benioff's Children's Hospital.

The endpoint of the MUNI N-line at 4th and King Streets is within walking distance

You can take a taxi or Uber from the BART to campus The MUNI T-line stops at Mission Bay


The Caltrain depot is a 15-minute walk away