Office of International Student Life

Colleen Callahan-Panday

Colleen Callahan-Panday

Director, Int Student Life
Phone: 508-831-6030

      * Tax advising 
    * OPT: pre-completion, post-completion (last names starting with A-N), STEM extension 
    * H1B advising for students 
    * J-1 students and non-degree student advising 
    * Issuing initial I-20 forms (Grads, spring admits)
    * Travel signatures
    * Cross-cultural and adjustment advising 
    * Career/employment related immigration questions
    * General personal or immigration issues
    * Title IX  
    * International Student Council advising

Schedule an appointment with Colleen Callahan-Panday

Kathryn Cruz

Kathryn Cruz

Asst Dir/SEVIS Coordinator
Phone: 508-831-6030

    * Address updates
    * CPT (undergraduate co-op)
    * Extension of I-20 forms 
    * General F-1 advising and immigration questions 
    * Issuing of initial I-20 forms (graduate students - fall admits)
    * Notary public
    * Reduced course load forms
    * RMV questions
    * Travel signatures

Schedule an appointment with Kathryn Cruz

Mirabelle Welch

Mirabelle Welch

International Student Advisor
Phone: 508-831-6030

    * CPT (graduate internships)
    * Cross-cultural and adjustment advising
    * General F-1 advising and immigration questions
    * Issuing of initial I-20 forms (undergraduates)
    * Manages Temporary Housing requests
    * Notary public
    * Organizes Social Security Number (SSN) applications
    * Post-completion OPT (O-Z)
    * SEVIS record transferring

Schedule an appointment with Mirabelle Welch


 

  

Office of International Faculty and Scholar Services

Tom Thomsen
Tom Hartvig Thomsen

Tom Thomsen

Director, Intl Fac & Scholar
Phone: 508-831-6030

The Office of International Faculty and Scholars, in collaboration with the Provost’s Office, oversees programs and services for international scholars, post-doctoral fellows, research scientist/engineers and international faculty. 

* H-1B advising
* H-1B filing for faculty and researchers
* PR applications for faculty and researchers
* J-1 scholar advising
* Filing Labor Condition applications (LCA) and Labor Certifications (PERM)
* Cross-cultural and adjustment advising
* General personal or immigration issues

English as a Second Language Program

Billy McGowan

Director of ESL
Phone: 508-831-6033