People

Charles Olcese
Director, International Student Services
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Directs the ISS office and staff.  Sees students with special needs, including financial assistance, by appointment. 

Associate Director, SEVIS Coordinator
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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
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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 & Compliance
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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.)...

Emily Lee
Assistant Director, Advising and Orientation
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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 Student Advisor
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Joanna is responsible for advising F-1 international students on immigration regulations and policies such as I-20 updates...

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

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

Coordinator of international students’ insurance requirements.

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

Orientation Coordinator

Courtney coordinates the “YOU at KU” orientation, assists with international student check-in processes, compiles pre-arrival mailing materials and assists with pre-arrival questions.

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

Systems Analyst
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Nikola helps ISS design and implement paperless business processes.​

Student Resource Coordinator
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Steve assists KU international students with academic (non-immigration) questions and concerns...

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

Document Specialist
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Julie prepares and produces the immigration documents for incoming international KU students.

Front Desk Assistant
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Yasmin greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...

Front Desk Assistant
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Tatiana greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the international student...

International Family Connections Coordination Assistant
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Annette helps organize events to support international families during their time at KU and…

Front Desk Assistant
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Sadie greets and welcomes international students to the ISS office, assists ISS staff, answers telephone calls, and schedules appointments for the...

Web Specialist
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Benjamin is responsible for maintaining the ISS website...

 


Presidential Executive Order Update & Information

Message from Associate Vice Provost Charles Bankart regarding Supreme Court Decision on Trump Executive Order

State Department Cable regarding Implementing the Executive Order

International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
 
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist
International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist

Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Orders--NAFSA

International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist--The Chronicle

Information related to the March 6 Executive Order

Information related to the January 27 Executive Order

 

 
 


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