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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

Welcome to San Antonio College!

As a leader in education, San Antonio College is committed to excellence in helping students reach their full potential by developing their academic competencies, critical thinking skills, communication proficiency, civic responsibility, and global awareness.

Our staff in the International Student Services Office is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals by providing for the special needs of international students, ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations of the Department of Homeland Security, and promoting internationalization through our services and programs.

Services Provided

  • International Student Services (ISS) provides many resources for all visa holders. We offer individual advising and services in the following areas:
  • Immigration matters, such as obtaining F-1 student visas, maintaining full-time enrollment, transferring administration of your SEVIS I-20 record between schools, and traveling outside of the United States
  • Employment restrictions and options and obtaining work authorization
  • Information about medical insurance coverage
  • Adjustment to San Antonio College and to life in San Antonio and the United States
  • Providing letters for verification of your F-1 status for various purposes, such as obtaining a Texas driver's license or identification card


Contact Information

Contact Information:
Phone: 210 486-0116
eFax: 210 486-9888

Oppenheimer Academic Center (OC) 225

Patrice Ballard
Coordinator of International Student Services
Principal Designated School Official (PDSO)
Phone: (210) 486-1720

Loree Morgan
Clerk (Documents)
Designated School Official (DSO)


Fall and Spring Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Summer Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm