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International Student Resource Center


All NEW international students must make an appointment to meet with the International Student Advisor within the FIRST​ month of classes!

                               International Student Updates:

  • New 24-month STEM OPT extension!! Please read the following if you are either a Media Technology or Animation major: 24-month STEM extension
  • Immigration attorney's presentation on OPT, H1-B, and the various visas available for international students: Immigration Workshop--Life After OPT​ 
  • Summer I-20 Signatures! If you will be traveling out of the country, you need to have your I-20 signed EVERY 6 MONTHS!

Important Information and Dates for New Students: 


Burbank Campus Resources for International Students


San Diego Campus Resources for International Students 


Legal Matters

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. 

Location: Office of Student Development (Whitten Student Center)
Phone: (818) 252-5265
Hours: Monday- Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm


San Diego Campus
Phone: (619) 235-2900 ext. 18
Hours: Monday- Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm



The International Student Experience at Woodbury

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.


Transition English Language Program (TELP)

Depending on a student's TOEFL score, an international students may have to complete Woodbury University's TELP program.


More questions? 

Burbank Campus

Office of Admissions: 1(800) 784-9663 or

International Student Advisor: (818) 252-5265 or


San Diego Campus 

Office of Admissions: (619) 235-2900 or
International Student Advisor: (619) 235-2900 ext. 18