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Support and Advising

Each semester, all ESL and Pathway students have a one-on-one meeting with a faculty/staff member to get advice and plan their future studies, and/or to talk about any issues they are facing.

Advising is also available to all international students from SUNY New Paltz staff regarding the following:   

  • Immigration, I-20, and travel   
  • Specialized ESL and academic planning
  • Career Services
  • CPT and OPT
  • Orientation
  • and more

Jason with students

To meet with our International Student Services advisors, students can come to Van den berg Hall room 201 during these walk-in hours without appointment: 

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
(no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays)

For more information on issues that advisors can help you with, or to find out information you need on our website, click here to visit the International Student Services website.

To speak to the ESL Student advisor, contact Jason Serrano at

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