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News & Updates

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All NEW international students must make an appointment to meet with the International Student Advisor within the FIRST month of classes!
  • International Student Orientation on Tuesday, August 15 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in Fletcher Jones Auditorium!
  • New 24-month STEM OPT extension!! Learn more here if you are either a Media Technology or Animation major.
  • Read the PPT Post OPT Immigration Workshop.pdfOPT & H1-B Immigration Workshop on OPT, H1-B, and the various visas available for international students.
  • Fall I-20 Signatures: If you will be traveling out of the country, you need to have your I-20 signed EVERY 6 MONTHS!
  • OPT Fee increase! The OPT fee has increased recently from $380.00 to $410
  • Important Immigration Updates
  • Large gadget ban on Middle-Eastern flights lifted! Please read here
  • Global Entry Card 


New Students: Important Information

Burbank Campus:  

Planning Your Arrival
International Student Timeline

Legal & Financial Information

As part of your advising team, International Student Advisors/Designated School Officials (DSO) provide assistance with student visas and information about the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements. The DSO provides advising on a variety of matters, including adjustment to life in the United States and issues pertaining to studying at Woodbury University.

Living in the US

Campus Resources for International Students

Learn about the "International Student Experience" at Woodbury including individual attention, advisement, and academic support; connecting with the Woodbury community; and experiencing southern California culture.

Support staff for international students:

Burbank | San Diego


Meet other international students:

International Peer Advisors​IPA Facebook Group Meet the IPAs​ | Apply to be an IPA!

International Student Association (WISA)

Transportation, banks, and other community resources
Common Words and Phrases at Woodbury
Housing  (Burbank)

Campus Resources for all Woodbury Students

Both campuses

Student Academic Support and Resources

Writing Center

Moodle and Self-Service


Career Services

Campus Safety

Health Services and Counseling Services

Burbank Campus

Campus Bookstore    

Contact Us
​Burbank​ San Diego​
Lauren Seo
International Student Advisor​
Office of Student Affairs (Whitten Student Center)​
(818) 252-5232
Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
International Student Advisor:​
(619) 235-2900 (extension 18)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm