The College is closed for Thanksgiving break from Thursday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 26, and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27. Visit the Campus Hours page for more information.

Services Provided

The International Student Services office helps F-1 students maintain their immigration status by offering the following services: 

F-1 Immigration Advising

  • Mandatory F-1 International Student Orientation (offered each term for new F-1 international students)
  • Group Information Sessions for Change of Status, Reinstatement and Practical Training (scheduled upon request)

USCIS Application and Notification Assistance


Request for Official Letters

  1. Instructions
  2. Request Form
  • Obtaining a Temporary Illinois Drivers License 
  1. Instructions
  2. Request Form


Employment Assistance

Cross-Cultural/Personal Advising

Contact Information


Kathy Smid
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225
(630) 942-3328
Fax: (630) 942-2323

Regular Hours
Mondays to Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: Closed
Evening appointments are available upon request.


College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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