Office Hours

You may connect with an HIO Advisor through daily virtual advisor on call sessions, office hours with your HIO advisor, or by making an appointment. Please contact your HIO advisor directly for more information, or email

Daily, Virtual Drop in Hours with the HIO:

An HIO Advisor-on-Call will be available via Zoom Monday – Friday from 9:00 -10:00am and 4:00 - 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, excluding holidays. This service is offered via Zoom on a first-come, first-serve basis, and is intended for international students and scholars with quick questions.  To access the Advisor-on-Call waiting room during these times, please use the meeting link below:

Meeting Link 

Password: HIOZoom

If you would like to set up a regular 30-minute appointment to speak with the HIO Advisor for your School or Department, you may make an appointment online or contact your HIO Advisor directly.

Password: HIOZoom 

School Specific Office Hours:

Many HIO advisors hold drop in office hours during the academic year for their advising populations. If your HIO advisor does not have office hours posted below, you may use the HIO general office hours above, contact your HIO advisor directly via email, or book an appointment.

Harvard Law School

Peter O’Meara, HIO Advisor for HLS, holds remote office hours for HLS students and scholars via Zoom every Wednesday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on the following dates during the Spring, 2023 semester.  Please feel free to log on to see Peter with immigration-related questions. No appointment is needed.

Zoom link

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Wednesday, March 8
  • Wednesday, March 15
  • Wednesday, March 22
  • Wednesday, March 29
  • Wednesday, April 5
  • Wednesday, April 12
  • Wednesday, April 19
  • Wednesday, April 26
  • Wednesday, May 3
  • Wednesday, May 10
  • Wednesday, May 17

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Spring Office Hours with HIO Advisor Elizabeth Capuano will resume on Monday, January 23, 2023 and will continue through Friday, May 12, 2023.

Monday – Friday – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Office Hours will be cancelled on the following dates:

  • Thursday, May 4
  • Friday, May 5
  • Monday, May 8
  • Wednesday, May 10