Global Penn State Staff Directory

Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA)

Unit Name Office Location Walk-in Advising Hours Phone and Fax

International Student Advisers

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

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

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

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Phone: +1-814-865-6348

Fax:     +1-814-865-6194

Pre-Arrival Advising

101 Innovation Blvd.

Suite 201 Lubert Building

University Park, PA 16802

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

Phone: +1-814-865-6348

Fax:     +1-814-865-6480

J-1 Scholar Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

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

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

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Phone: +1-814-863-2631

Fax:     +1-814-865-6246

International Faculty Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Appointments Preferred

Phone: +1-814-865-0423

Fax:     +1-814-865-6246

 
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Masume Assaf, Director
assaf@psu.edu
 
Susan D'Amico, Associate Director
sjd59@psu.edu
 
(Vacant) Administrative Assistant to Director
 
 
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Frances Neff, Employment & SEVIS Assistant
fmn6@psu.edu
 

International Student Advising

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Julie Mortimore, Support Assistant to Student Advisers
 
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Brian Algeo
 
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Florindo Chivucute
 
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Stewart Combs
 
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Sandi Duverneuil
 
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John Ewton
 
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Dagmara Karnowski
 
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Davina Kittrell
 
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Megan Layng
 
  (814) 865-6348, option 2
  409 Boucke
  DISSA-Adviser@psu.edu

Pre-Arrival Advising

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Nicole Franklin
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Vacant position
 
(814) 865-6348, option 1
201 Lubert
International@psu.edu
 

International Faculty Advising

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Zoe Guy, Assistant Director
 
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Allison Wicks, Administrative Assistant
 
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Lisette Hickok, International Faculty Adviser
 
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Michael Madeira, International Faculty Adviser
 
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Ping Yu, International Faculty Adviser
 
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Kristin Scipione, Temporary International Faculty Consultant
 
(814) 865-0423
 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

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Jessica Gardner, Assistant Director
 
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Bernadette Bove, International J-1 Scholar Adviser
 
(814) 863-2631