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Office of International Student Services

Our International staff is delighted to welcome you back to campus for the spring 2022 semester.  

Our office is open for In-person and Online appointments:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Wednesday we are open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Friday, we are available Online from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Please stop by Monday through Thursday to study, use our computer lab and printer, schedule your appointments or just to say hello!

You can also Contact us at:

Phone: 562-860-2451 for International, ext. 2133 


For International Admissions Application Inquiry, please contact via email at:


Regina Ybanez, International Admissions Technician at: or call (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2156

For International students Counseling, Immigration advising, and programming,


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things may look a little different than your last visit to the campus. The college's top priority is the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and our community members. As such the college has established the following protocols:


What to expect when you come to the Office of International Student Services:

  • For your safety and care, we are limited in the capacity of foot traffic in the office. Therefore, children, family, and friends will not be allowed to accompany you to your appointments. 
  • All students are required to complete a symptom questionnaires and get their temperature checked at a Temperature Screening Kiosk located throughout campus. To help you get through the lines more quickly, you may answer your symptom questionnaire prior to arriving on campus through your MyCerritos portal.
  • All students and employees vaccinated or not must always wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth when they are on campus, including hallways, restrooms, etc.
  • All students and employees must maintain 6 ft of physical distancing while indoors or outdoors on campus.
  • We are reminding everyone to wash their hands and use hand sanitizers to prevent the spread of germs. Hand sanitizers are available in all buildings and offices.
  • For your convenience, Student Health Services offers COVID testing and the Moderna Vaccine by appointment only: (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2321 (press option 3)

In-Person Services are currently on hold until March 7, 2022 and will be offered from 8 am - 4:30 pm

Monday & Tuesday

  • Admission Advising


  • Academic Counseling
  • Academic Orientations
  • I-20 Extensions
  • Authorization for OPT/CPT

Wednesday & Thursday

  • Immigration Advising
  • Immigration Orientations
  • Authorize: CPT/OPT, Concurrent Enrollment, On-campus Employment
  • I-20 Signature for Travel
  • Request and Prepare Letters

Monday through Thursday

  • Appointment Request (Schedule new appointment)
  • Meeting with Prospective Students
  • Picking up Letters
  • Computer Lab
  • Study Area

Online Services offered Monday through Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm:

  • Virtual Office Hours
  • Appointment Requests (schedule new appointment)
  • Academic Counseling
  • Admission Advising
  • Immigration Advising
  • Virtual meeting with prospective students
  • Orientations
  • Workshops and Student events will be hosted online by Zoom (various times and dates)

Stay Informed!

Covid-19 testing requirement for entering USA

For questions on vaccinations or to schedule a student health appointment please check the Student Health Services

Online Tutoring Request Form: Online Tutoring Request Form

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Medical Insurance

Don’t forget to purchase your medical insurance for 2021-2022

Study in California, USA!

Cerritos College is located Southern California which is home to a wealth of interesting attractions, places and activities for international students to experience! Contact us for more information.

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International students in a classroom

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