Oraz Kichiyev

International Student Advisor
Primary office:

  • Master of Arts in Political Science, University of New Mexico
  • Master of International Affairs and Administration, Missouri State University

What does he do at ISS?

Oraz advises F-1 international students on immigration regulations and policies such as I-20 updates, reduced course loads, concurrent enrollment, employment authorization, etc.

Who is Oraz?

Oraz grew up in Turkmenistan (former Soviet Union).   His job as an advisor allows him to combine his passions of working with students and learning about different countries and cultures.   Prior to joining KU, Oraz worked with J-1 secondary school students at a private exchange company in California, and F-1 students at the University of Central Missouri.  Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, and following football – both European and American.


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