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Meet an F-1 Advisor or Academic Counselor

​​Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the OCC campus is closed. But we are still here to help! The academic counselors and the F-1 advisers are available to help you online. Schedule an appointment or chat with us duing our advising hours.

​F-1 Advising

F-1 Advisers can help you with questions regarding:
  • Your I-20
  • Your passport and visa
  • Your F-1 status
  • Working in the U.S. (OPT, CPT, on campus employment)
  • Any more!

​​Academic Counseling

Academic counselors, Noriko or Ruby, can help you with:
  • Academic Plan
  • Major change
  • Last semester Reduced Course Load
  • I-20 Extension letter
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Graduation
  • And more!

F-1 Advising

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact us by phone, text or email:

Mireille Halley - (714) 714-7721

Thu Nguyen - (714) 432- 7784

Gladys Calderon - (714) 432-5940

Or email us at

Advising Hours







10 AM – 12PM

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2 - 4 PM

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Speak to an F-1 Adviser or Schedule an Appointment

When the Green "ONLINE" dot appears, click "Chat Now!" to speak with an adviser. Log in with your OCC username and password.

Video chat with F-1 International Student Advising on Cranium Cafe

Academic Counseling

Click on "Schedule Appointment" under your prefered Counselor to find available times:

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Noriko Gotschall Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Ruby Icaro