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Position Title
International Student Advisor

Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
Global Affairs

International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with Y and Z.

I help international students with: Changing Degree Level (Bachelor/Graduate), Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Dismissal, OSSJA, etc., Dropping below 12 units for academic difficulties, Dropping below 12 units for medical, F-1 OPT/STEM questions, J-1 Academic Training (AT), J-1 Program Extension, J-2 Work Authorization, Leave of Absence/PELP, Updating/adding a dependent.

With Global Affairs Since 

  • 2017

Relevant Experience and Expertise

  • More than 14 years of experience working with diverse populations in higher education in the fields of advising and transition support programming.
  • She has engaged in global learning in Nepal, Costa Rica, Spain and other countries in Europe. 


  • B.A., Communication (Journalism) and Public Relations, Temple University 


  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Secretary for Northern California District Team