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The Office of International Student Services (OISS) welcomes you!

The OISS puts F-1 international students at the center of all we do! We help prospective international students become current students, and we help current international students maintain their F-1 visas.?We encourage international students to get involved, connect, and engage with domestic?students, PCC, and the Portland community through our student life activities and events,?as well as many student leadership positions.

Check out our webpages for helpful information and contact us with any questions you?may have. We look forward to connecting with you!

Check out what our F-1 international students are up to

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Vishnu, SingaporeZoe, VietnamPraise, Zimbabwe

Amina, Ukraine

Said, Morocco

Nattie, Vietnam

Maria, Venezuela

Yuvraj, India

Said, Morocco

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Contact Us

Phone: +1-971-722-7150

Email: oiss-help@pcc.edu[opens in new window]

Virtual Help (via email and phone):

  • M-Th: 8am-5pm
  • F: 8am - 4pm

In-Person Office Hours:

  • Monday: 9am-5pm @ RC, SE, & SY
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm @ RC, SE, & SY
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm @ RC, SE, & SY
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm @ RC, SE, & SY

Office Locations:

Current Events

View this week's newsletter!OISS NewsletterSign up to receive our international student newsletter! Sent each week by the International Student Life team, our newsletter is packed with important PCC announcements and reminders, events and activities, as well as volunteer opportunities for International students.?

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  • 911 -?police or medical assistance (on or off campus)
  • +1-971-722-4444 for Campus Public Safety (on campus)


  • 311 for?non-emergency (off campus)
  • +1-971-722-4902 for non-emergency (on campus)
  • +1-971-209-2033 to reach the Office of International Student Services if you have an urgent legal or immigration issue

Other Resources

  • 988 for National Suicide Hotline
  • 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) for National Sexual Assault Hotline
  • 1-888-235-5333 for Call to Safety (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault)
  • 1-877-565-8860 for Trans Lifeline
  • 1-866-488-7386 for Trevor Project (LGBTQ Support)