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Make an Appointment with an International Student & Scholar Advisor

 

OISS team members are here to answer questions, offer advice and help you make the most out of your time at Tulane University. We are specialists in F, J, H, and TN immigration issues. We are trained in intercultural communication and cultural adjustment and have extensive experience supporting international students and scholars. 

As of June 2022, international student advisors will be able to assist you throughout your entire experience here at Tulane, from document production through employment authorization at the end of your studies.  This will help us to develop ongoing relationships with you and as well will allow you to have a specific reference point inside of OISS.

Even though OISS advisors have knowledge of all of the areas of support that international students and scholars may need, we do have specializations. Please read below in order to choose the advisor who can best support your needs.

Before attending an advising appointment, we ask that you spend some time reading through our policies, procedures and program list on the OISS website. If you need same-day assistance or are not able to make an appointment at a date and time that is convenient for you please email oiss@tulane.edu so that we can help you accordingly.

 

Scholar Advisor

 

 

 

Nancy Quant Lauland

International Employee and Scholar Advisor

Assists with

  • Questions about H-1B and TN sponsorship for faculty & staff, including job requirements
  • Matters for J-1 visiting scholars that include short-term, research scholars and professors.
  • Any personal issues you would like to discuss.

Make an appointment with Nancy

Student Advisors

 

 

Your advisor can assist you with:

 
  • Program extensions
  • Changes of majors
  • Travel signatures
  • Personal/sick leave of absence
  • Changes in educational levels
  • Changes of status
  • Employment and working in the United States
    • On-Campus
    • Off-Campus (CPT, OPT, Academic Training)
    • Social Security letters
  • Any personal issues you would like to discuss
     
 

Alice Popescu

International Student Advisor, F-1 Students

  • Business, graduate
  • Liberal Arts, graduate

Make an appointment with Alice

     
     

Belinda Schneider

International Student Advisor, F-1 Students

  • Medicine (except Biomedical Sciences)
  • Public Health, graduate
  • Undergraduate

Make an appointment with Belinda

 
 

Dessa Crum

International Student Advisor, F-1 and J-1 Students

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • J-1, all
  • Law
  • Science and Engineering, graduate

Make an appointment with Dessa

 

 

Frank Calabrese

International Student Advisor, F-1 Students

  • Architecture, graduate

Make an appointment with Frank