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This school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

For general information about studying in the U.S., visit Study in the States.

The International Student Office’s mission is to provide services and programs that support international students to help achieve their educational goals.  This is accomplished by regulatory advising on immigration (ensuring that international students maintain a valid visa status and the College remain in compliance with Federally-mandated reporting measures); programs on cultural adjustment and intercultural understanding among the SVA community; and assistance with practical matters related to living in the U.S.

International Student Office Staff
Kaori Uchisaka, Director, PDSO/RO
Tony Hsien-Wen Wang, Associate Director, DSO/ARO
Yoko Anderson, Senior International Student Advisor, DSO/ARO
Martha Baillargeon, International Student Advisor, DSO
William Park, International Student Advisor, DSO
Michael Paultz, International Student Advisor, DSO
Alison Young Eun Cho, Coordinator

Office hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Walk-in advisement hours:
Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Phone advisement hours:
Monday through Wednesday, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Other times by appointment only.
Fridays are closed for processing.

To schedule an appointment, visit iso.sva.edu, staff page.

Office Location
24th Street Residence
340 East 24th Street, First Floor
(Between 1st and 2nd Avenue) 

Mailing address
International Student Office
School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

Contact us
Phone: 212.592.2236
Fax: 212.592.2241
E-mail: iso@sva.edu 

International Student Profile

School of Visual Arts | 209 East 23 Street, NY, NY 10010-3994 | Tel: 212.592.2000 | Fax: 212.725.3587