OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (OIA) SERVICES
International students can get answers to most immigration questions by emailing OIA@pratt.edu, including your name and Pratt ID number. Please allow up to two business days for response.
All requests for immigration services (like OPT, CPT, travel signatures, exception to full-time) must be submitted via email to OIA@pratt.edu. Please combine all the required documents for your application and attach as a PDF file. Please allow up to ten business days for processing.
APPOINTMENTS AND ADVISING
Registered international students may schedule a 1:1 meeting with our Designated School Official (DSO) advising staff via OnePratt. Appointments are available virtually on Zoom or in-person at Myrtle Hall, Room 2E-5, Brooklyn campus.
Non-registered students, Certificate program students, or alumni without onePratt access: Please email OIA@pratt.edu with your immigration question or call 718-636-3674 to schedule the next available advising appointment.
International student advising is generally not available over the phone or by walking-in without an appointment, so please plan ahead. However, we offer open advising at Manhattan Campus on Mondays from 2-4pm in Room 706D.
Fall/Spring Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Closed for official holidays and breaks
Please check your Pratt email regularly for important and time-sensitive related updates from our office.
Watch out for Scams! OIA will never call or email you asking for money transfer.
OIA TEAM MEMBERS
Kristin Oberheide, Director, PDSO/RO
Mia Schleifer, Associate Director, Incoming Student Support
Saundra Hampton, Associate Director, Current and Alumni Student Support
Allison Nichols, Associate Director, Administration and Finance
Elizabeth Mallard, Assistant Director, Technology and Systems Management
Siani Smith, International Student Advisor
Zoila Dennigan, Receptionist