ISSS office location is 3440 Market Street, Suite 370.

Effective Monday, April 23, ISSS will move back to 3701 Chestnut Street.
  Due to this office move, please note the following operational adjustments:

Friday, April 20: ISSS will be open for document pick-up and drop-off only from 9am – 3pm at 3440 Market Street, Suite 370.
(H-1B applications cannot be accepted until ISSS reopens on Monday 4/23/2018.)

Week of April 16 – April 19: Additional appointments have been added to maximize advising services to the Penn community.

Monday, April 23: ISSS will reopen at 1pm at 3701 Chestnut, Suite 1W.

Monday, April 23 and Tuesday April 24:  Limited advising hours from 2:30pm -4:30pm.

Wednesday, April 25: Normal walk-in advising hours resume (1pm - 4pm).

Please continue to check our website for any further updates.

    • International House Philadelphia
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Regular Hours

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
  • IMPORTANT: Office hours and Advising hours are NOT the same
  • To meet with an ISSS Advisor please visit Advising.

Mission Statement

  • To advance Penn’s commitment to global engagement by providing immigration expertise and services to the Penn community including UPHS.


  • To support Penn’s ability to educate, train, and hire the best and brightest international students, scholars, and staff, and faculty by providing expertise and quality service.
  • To serve as Penn's immigration liaison with various U.S. government agencies

Core Values

  • Immigration Expertise
  • Intercultural Competency
  • Accountability/Responsibility
  • Collaboration/Partnership
  • Responsiveness

Contact Us


3440 Market Street, Suite 370

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ph: +1 215.898.4661
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