Get Advice

We are here to serve and support you - - our international students - - on personal and academic matters. It is our goal to make sure you can come to us for any assistance you need. See below for our advising hours, and if these times do not work for you, email to schedule an appointment.

Drop-In Advising Hours:

Tuesdays: 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Fridays: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Schedule an Appointment:

Mondays: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Wednesdays: 8:00AM – 12:00PM
Thursdays: 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Remember to inform us if you:

  • Move or change your physical address in the US
  • Change to a new major or academic program
  • Change your name
  • Will graduate earlier or later than the end date on your I-20
  • Have a change to your finances beyond your control (a.k.a. are experiencing financial exigency)
  • Are traveling outside of the US (you need an updated travel signature every 6 months!

If you have need for health care or counseling services, you should contact the BHSU Student Health Services Center.

If you are in immediate danger, or have an emergency and need immediate assistance, contact Spearfish police by dialing 911 or BHSU Public Safety immediately by dialing +1 605-641-6988.


Contact Info

Kaitlin Palmer
Phone: 605-642-6942
Fax: 605-642-6254

International Relations & Global Engagement
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9519
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9519