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 five 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
Allison Nichols, Associate Director, Administration and Finance
Elizabeth Mallard, Associate Director, Technology and Systems Management
Siani Smith, International Student Advisor
Zoila Dennigan, Receptionist