Advising Services

  • Virtual Advising
  • Office Hours

Virtual Advising

Advising for international students and scholars is currently only available by online appointment.

 You can schedule appointments with the following staff members: 

  • Immigration Related Topics- F-1 and J-1 Students:  Amy Smith, Shawna Holle, Shari Hill, Sarah White, Susan Potrafka
  • Immigration Related Topics- J-1 Scholars and Student Interns:  Amy Smith, Susan Potrafka
  • Sponsored Student Services: Eleanor Chapman, Jodi Hasekamp
  • Health Insurance: Rhonda Sherman, Amy Smith
  • Study Abroad: Phaze Roeder, Jodi Hasekamp
  • Intensive English Program: Dr. Thu Tran, Eleanor Chapman 

 Schedule an Appointment 

After you schedule the appointment, you will receive a Zoom meeting invite.  At the time of your appointment, log in to Zoom to join the meeting. If you would like to review documents during your appointment, please email the documents to your advisor before your appointment begins.   

For detailed instructions on scheduling an appointment through S&T Connect, visit:

Office Hours






8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

International Affairs (IA) is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on designated holidays**.  

**Designated holidays: New Year's Day (January 1) / Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Third Monday of January) / Memorial Day (last Monday in May) / Independence Day (July 4) / Labor Day (First Monday in September) / Thanksgiving (The fourth Thursday and Friday in November) / Christmas Day through New Year's Day (December 25 - January 1) and other days as designated by the UM System President.