Contact Us

UC International Services can help you with questions about arriving to UC, your visa status, work authorization, life at the university, taxes and more. 

We are here to make your study in the United States successful.

General Questions

When you call or email, you will be directed to the Advisor of the Day. The AOD is available for phone calls and in-person questions between 8am - 12pm and 2 - 5pm EST during business hours. 


All international students and scholars receive weekly updates from our office, including:

  • upcoming event information (you can also check CampusLINK for our event schedule)
  • helpful tips and alerts
  • updates from community organizations

You do not need to sign up to get these messages. Check your UC email weekly!

In the meantime, follow us on social media for additional updates and student stories:

International Services Staff

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Ron Cushing

Director, International Services


Office operations and policies

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James Tenney

Associate Director, International Services


Primary tax advisor, primary guest speaker advisor, J-1 advising

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Jeff Shih

Executive Staff Assistant, International Services


Front desk, general inquiries

International Student Advisors

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Lauren Steinmann

Assistant Director, International Services


Primary student advisor

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Jenn Kutzko

Senior Advisor, International Services


Primary student advisor

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Ashley Albrinck

Advisor, International Services


Primary student advisor

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Rebecca Jewell

Advisor, International Services


Student advisor, and SEVIS transfer advisor

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Joel Keefer

Advisor, International Services

Student advising, exchange and visiting student advisor

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Tabetha Maly

Senior Advisor, International Services


Exchange and visiting student advising

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Andrea Siouris

Senior HR Coordinator, International Services


Onboarding and check-in advising

International Employee Advisors

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Christy Harrison

Assistant Director, International Services


H-1B and permanent resident advising

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Jane Robbe

Senior Immigration Services Advisor, International Services


H-1B and permanent resident advising

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Sarah O'Connell

Immigration Services Advisor, International Services


H-1B and permanent resident advising

Academic & Social Programming Staff

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Lorri Blanton

Assistant Director, International Services


Special events and programs

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Katie Doxtader

Program Coordinator, International Services


Special events and programs

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Kelly Plazibat

Program Coordinator (Academic Support), International Services


First year experiences

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Jessica Fung

Graduate Assistant

Technical Systems Staff

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Scott Eblin

Business Systems Analyst, International Services