Global Penn State Staff Directory

Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA)

Unit Name Office Location Walk-in Advising Hours / Telephone

International Student Advisers

Students: SUBMIT A QUESTION

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Pre-Arrival Advising

101 Innovation Blvd.

Suite 201 Lubert Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348 Option 1

J-1 Scholar Advising

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

Telephone: +1-814-863-2631

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

International Faculty Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Appointments Preferred

Telephone: +1-814-865-0423

 
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Masume Assaf, Director
 
Susan D'Amico, Associate Director
 
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Nolan Bennett, Administrative Assistant to the Director
 
 
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Frances Neff, Employment & SEVIS Assistant
 

International Student Advising

Email: dissa-adviser@psu.edu

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Julie Mortimore, Support Assistant to Student Advisers
 
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Brian Algeo
 
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Stewart Combs
 
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Sandi Duverneuil
 
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John Ewton
 
Dagmara Karnowski
Dagmara Karnowski
 
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Davina Kittrell
 
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Megan Layng
 
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Heidi Decker
 
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Angela Jeon-Huh
 
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Kandy Szymusiak
 
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Barbara Zarnick
 
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Johnny Marcolini
 
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Vacant position, International Student Adviser
 
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Vacant, International Student Adviser
 
 

Pre-Arrival Advising

Email: international@psu.edu

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Nicole Franklin
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Jessica Macmartin
 

International Faculty Advising

Email: FacultyAdvising@psu.edu

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Zoe Guy, Assistant Director
 
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Cara Adrien, Administrative Assistant
 
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Lisette Hickok
 
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Najib AlHadi
 
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Ping Yu
 
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Hend Saleh
 
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Edith Wafula
 
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Abigail Brunner
 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

Email: JScholarAdv@psu.edu

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Bernadette Bove
 
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Alexis Schad