Welcome International Students!

The International Students Program welcomes students from all regions of the world to join our Los Angeles Mission College Community. It is our Mission to provide our students with a shared cultural experience and U.S. education in an inviting and academically enriching, student-centered environment.

The International Students Program supports our students through their educational, cultural, and personal successes to receive a global perspective and achieve completion of their Certificates, Associates Degrees and University Transfer goals. We offer many student resources of individualized academic counseling, transfer and career services, tutoring and much more. Our friendly staff are here to help you along your journey with studying in the United States and in your success of reaching your goals at our college.

The International Students Program will continue to serve our students during our regular office hours with the following options to access our services and counseling appointments this semester:

  • Online Counseling through Cranium Cafe

  • Phone Counseling

  • In Person Counseling **appointments may be limited to specific days in the week Alternative days can be accommodated and scheduled via email or cranium cafe prior to office visit.

Student Instructions on how to Access the International Office Online

Step 1: Please go to lamission.craniumcafe.com/login. Click “agree”
Step 2: Click on "Canvas". It is the same login as SIS
Step 3: Cranium Café will request access to your account. Click on “ Authorize”
Step 4: Go to the International Desk and "Knock on Door" to chat with our staff.
Step 5: International staff will assist you and send you to the International Counselor who is ready to speak with you or schedule a meeting for a Counseling Appointment.

Technology Required:

  1. Computer
  2. Internet Connection
  3. Microphone
  4. Web Camera

* For optimal functionality, please use Google Chrome as the web browser.

Access to International Service

Click on the “Knock on Door” icon on the Online Counter Support below

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

Mondays - Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Fridays: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM 

Appointments are available In-Person and Virtual via Cranium Cafe.


Student Services Building, Second Floor, Office 221


Email: IntStudents@lamission.edu

Phone: (818) 364-7741

Stephanie Herrera, DSO
Student Services Assistant

Katherine Kirst, PDSO