Tom Hartvig Thomsen

Tom Thomsen

Dir, In't Students/Schools

International House

Phone: 508-831-6030

* H1B advising 
* H1B filing for faculty and researchers 
* PR applications for faculty and researchers 
* J-1 scholar advising 
* F-2/J-2 advising 
* CPT (primary advisor) 
* OPT (secondary advisor) 
* Reduced course load forms (primary advisor) 
* Cross-cultural and adjustment advising 
* International Student Council advising 
* General personal or immigration issues

Callahan Panday

Colleen Callahan-Panday

Assoc Director, Int Stud & Sch

International House

Phone: 508-831-6030

    * Tax advising 
    * OPT (primary advisor), pre-completion, post-completion, STEM extension 
    * CPT (secondary advisor) 
    * Reduced course load forms (secondary advisor) 
    * Extension of I-20 forms 
    * H1B advising for students 
    * J-1 students and non-degree student advising 
    * Cross-cultural and adjustment advising 
    * Career/employment related immigration questions
    * General personal or immigration issues 
    * International Student Council advising

Kathryn A. Cruz

Kathryn Cruz

SEVIS Coordinator

International House

    * Change of address forms 
    * Certificate of attendance 
    * Invitation Letters (for visiting family) 
    * Extension of I-20 forms 
    * SEVIS registration
    * Reduce course load forms (secondary advisor)
    * CPT (secondary advisor)
    * Notary public

Sherry Durfey

Sherry Durfey

Administrative Assistant VI

International House

* Scheduling appointments 
* Social security card applications (primary advisor) 
* Temporary housing 
* Certificate of residence 
* Notary public 
* Storage and safekeeping of personal items

Billy McGowan

Billy McGowan

Director of ESL

International House

Phone: 508-831-6033

    * SPEAK testing 
    * Intensive ESL Summer Program 
    * ESL course for international TAs and management GAs 
    * ESL seminar and individual tutoring 
    * Writing help for International TAs 
    * Conversation Partner Program 
    * Coordinates Versant Testing and Classroom Assignments 
    * Coordinates workshops for School of Business ESL 500/501 
    * Facilitates teacher meetings and workshops 
    * Participates in TA Training and Graduate Orientation