In-Person Drop-In Advising

In-person drop-in advising is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-4pm*, with no appointment needed.

Virtual drop-in advising is available in the mornings. 

Please note that there is no student advising on Wednesdays. 

Students seeking in-person services must comply with university policies related to COVID-19.

BIO will be offering expanded virtual drop-in advising hours in lieu of in-person drop-in advising 1-4 pm on Tuesday 3/28/2023 due to the severe weather forecast.  The physical BIO office will be closed.

Where is BIO?

Berkeley International Office is located on Shattuck Avenue just outside of the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

Street map of BIO office location

2150 Shattuck Avenue
Suite 500 (5th floor)
Berkeley, CA 94704

BIO office building

OPT/STEM OPT Document Checks

Applying for OPT or STEM OPT? Attend a BIO Document Check Workshop to make sure your application is complete before mailing it to USCIS. Details can be found on our Events Calendar

Please note that advisors can not perform individual document checks during advising hours.