People

Director, International Support Services
785-864-3617

Directs the ISS office and staff.  Sees students with special needs, including financial assistance, by appointment. 

Associate Director, SEVIS Coordinator
785-864-3617

Lynne oversees our Federal reporting requirements to assure KU properly reports required information such as changes in major, full-time registration in classes; transfers from one school to another, etc...

Michael Ediger
Associate Director, Retention and Programming
785-864-3617

Michael directs the orientation and programming functions of the ISS office and serves as an international student advisor on matters related to immigration status and adjustment to life as an international student at the university...

Yuki Watanabe
Assistant Director, Advising and Compliance
785-864-3617

Yuki primarily advises F-1 and J-1 international students on immigration regulation matters (ex. courseload reduction, employment authorization, I-20/DS-2019 updates or extensions, etc.)...

Assistant Director
785-864-4957
Strong Hall, room 2

Keeli oversees all employee and scholar immigration services and sponsorship at KU including H-1B, J-1, O-1 TN and permanent residency.

Emily Lee
Assistant Director, Advising and Orientation
785-864-3617

Emily advises international students on immigration regulations and policies. She also coordinates checking in new students and presents trainings on immigration related matters for students, faculty, and staff...

International Employee & Scholar Advisor
785-864-4146
Strong Hall, room 2

Shawn primarily advises J-1 visiting scholars and Postdoctoral researchers on visa sponsorship issues.

International Student Advisor
785-864-3617

Oraz advises F-1 international students on immigration regulations and policies such as I-20 updates….

Office Manager
785-864-3617

Regina is responsible for the daily management of ISS.  She also assists the director and other staff members, monitors the departmental financials and maintains...

Administrative Assistant, Passport Center Manager
785-864-0543
Strong Hall, room 13

Rose provides administrative support to the immigration advising team and manages the U.S. Department of State Passport Office located on campus.

Manager, Special Programs
785-864-7247

Celeste manages the sponsored student program, the Jayhawk Semester program and the international undergraduate scholarship administration. She serves as primary contact for sponsoring agencies, students and university departments that work with sponsored or visiting students. Celeste also assists with development of sponsor relationships and partnerships for short term visiting student programs.

Front Desk Manager
785-864-3617

Donna manages the day to day operation of the Front Desk and reception area.  She provides guidance on immigration related questions...

Programming & First Year Experience Coordinator
785-864-3617

Tiffany coordinates programming for first year and continuing international students, assists with international student orientation...

Office Assistant
785-864-3617

Front Desk Receptionist; she also answers basic immigration questions...

Student Resource Coordinator
785-864-3617

Keila assists KU international students with academic (non-immigration) questions and concerns...

Senior Document Specialist
785-864-3617

Julie prepares and produces immigration documents such as I-20s and DS-2019s for new, incoming international students of the University of Kansas...

Sponsored Programs, Jayhawk Semester and Scholarships Program Assistant

Haining provides assistance in the sponsored student program, international scholarships, and the Jayhawk Semester program.

International Leadership Team Member
International Leadership Team Member
International Leadership Team Member
International Leadership Team Member
Front Desk Assistant
785-864-3617

Ryan greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...

Front Desk Assistant
785-864-3617

Taylor greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...

Front Desk Assistant
785-864-3617

Garret greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...

Front Desk Assistant
785-864-3617

Haleigh greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...


 
 

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