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Appointment and Advising Schedule for International Students

  • For F-1 students, assignments are made alphabetically by last/family name and students can schedule same-day appointments online.
  • J-1 students meet with one advisor on an appointment-only basis.
  • All advisors in the Office of International Student & Study Abroad Services (ISSAS) are trained to advise on employment and immigration areas as it relates to F-1 and J-1 students, in addition to general questions about health insurance and scholarship requirements. 
  • Study Abroad students: please visit

How to Schedule an appointment

Click on your advisor's name below to schedule an appointment.

Appointment Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00
Friday: 10:00-12:00

International Student Advisor
Your last/family name
F-1 Students


Carly Gunnerson
International Student Advisor / Programming Specialist, 701-231-8470
Carly is an international student advisor for F-1 students and is also a Programming Specialist.
A - K

Amy Knudson
International Student Advisor & Alumni Outreach Coordinator, 701-231-9486
Amy is an international student advisor for F-1 students and is also the Alumni Outreach Coordinator

L - Z
J-1 Students



Sara Johnson
Assistant Director of International Student Services - 701.231.8230

Sara serves as the international student advisor for all J-1 students at NDSU and also handles the admission of J-1 exchange, affiliate, and sponsored students. She is the office webmaster and handles health insurance cards and billing issues for international students. In addition, she is the project manager for the office's electronic file system, ImageNow. 

Please note: If you are an F-1 student who has questions about health insurance, please contact your assigned F-1 international student advisor listed above.

Also,  J-1 scholars are advised by Tabitha Thomas, located in Old Main 201B, in the Office of the Provost.

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Our Location

We are located in Memorial Union, Room 116
Our office is open weekdays, 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Winter Break and Summer Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm.


Other ways to communicate with your Advisor

Remember, you can always email or your advisor with quick questions as well, or drop off your completed paperwork for your advisor to review, and they will be in contact with you. Please see our Immigration page for information on paperwork and processing times.

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Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7895 - Fax: +1 (701) 231-1014
Campus address: Memorial Union 116
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave / Memorial Union 116, Fargo, ND  58102
Page manager: International Student and Study Abroad Services

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:18:57 AM
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