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Updated May 10, 2023

The International Center is currently working in a hybrid mode at our Medford / Somerville and Boston Health Sciences campus locations, with a combination of in-person and virtual (remote) hours. For more information about our hours and services, see our Guide to Getting Things Done with the International Center.

The tables below list International Center advisors for F-1 and J-1 students, J-1 scholars, and H-1B (and other Employment Visas) and Permanent Residence.

  • Click on the advisor's name to email the advisor or the appointment link to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment.
  • Contact the International Center if you have any questions about finding your International Center advisor.
  • To learn more about your advisor, go to our Meet Our Team page.

F-1 and J-1 Student Advisors

School / Program Advisor Make an Appointment
Arts & Sciences, Undergraduates (Last Names A - M) Marisa Silva Make Appointment
Arts & Sciences, Undergraduate (Last Names N - Z) Sylwia Kohut Make Appointment
Arts & Sciences, Graduate (all students) Pat Himes Make Appointment
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Engineering (all students) Lizzie Siegle Make Appointment
Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (all students) Andrew Shiotani (interim) Make Appointment
Friedman School of Nutrition Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Heather Varnet Make Appointment
Public Health & Professional Degree Programs (TUSM) Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) Heather Varnet Make Appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts (all students, including dual-degree students)  Sylwia Kohut Make Appointment
J-1 Global Education Exchange Students Lizzie Siegle Make Appointment
University College (Summer) Programs Marisa Silva Make Appointment
Student Immigration Policy Andrew Shiotani Make Appointment

J-1 Scholar Advisors

School / Campus J-1 Scholar Advisor Make an Appointment
Arts & Sciences Marisa Silva Make Appointment
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Engineering Lizzie Siegle Make Appointment
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Sarah Curry (interim) Send Email
Friedman School of Nutrition Heather Varnet Make Appointment
Human Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) Heather Varnet Make Appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Marisa Silva Make Appointment
School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) Heather Varnet Make Appointment
School of Medicine (All Departments except Molecular Biology & Microbiology) Heather Varnet Make Appointment
Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology (TUSM) Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Tufts Medical Center Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Scholar Immigration Policy Andrew Shiotani Make Appointment

H-1B and Permanent Residence Advising

School / Campus Advisor Make an Appointment
Medford / Somerville (A&S and SOE, Central Administration) Sarah Curry Email
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Sarah Curry Email
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Sarah Curry Email
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Sarah Curry Email
School of Medicine Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
School of Dental Medicine Heather Varnet Make Appointment
Friedman School of Nutrition and HNRCA Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez Make Appointment
Permanent Residence Policy Andrew Shiotani Make Appointment