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Welcome to the Office of International Affairs 

Our Mission: The Office of International Affairs is dedicated to enhancing a vibrant international community and to fostering cross-cultural experience. We welcome, support and strengthen diversity through advocacy and holistic service. Enriching connections is our goal.


Methods of Contact

Online Contact Form

Email: international-affairs@uchicago.edu

In your email, please include:

  • your full name

  • your student ID #, if you are a student

  • your department, and

  • a description of your request.

Phone: (773) 702-7752

Fax: (773) 702-3058

Skype: Student advisers are available to meet over Skype by appointment. Send your appointment request and Skype ID to international-affairs@uchicago.edu.

For emergencies when OIA is closed: contact the Dean on Call by calling 834-HELP or the University Police at 123 or 702-8181. 


OIA Office Hours, Location and Front Desk Services

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 4:00 pm

Address: 1414 East 59th Street, Room 291 (Second Floor) Chicago, IL 60637 (inside International House)

Appointments: Appointments are strongly encouraged if you need to meet with an adviser or require a service not offered by the Front Desk.

ITIN Applications: By appointment only.

Front Desk services offered on a walk-in basis:

  • Check-in
  • Letters of full-time enrollment
  • Travel signatures
  • Social Security letters
  • ITIN letters (if you are applying with your tax return)
  • Replacement I-20 or DS-2019
  • I-515A
  • Application drop-off (extensions, work authorization, reduced course load, etc.)
  • Document pick-up (Please note: All visitors picking up a document must present identification (University ID, Driver's License, etc.)

OIA Staff

 

TAMARA FELDEN

Director

 

AMANDA THOMPSON

Associate Direct for Student and Scholar Services

 

Student Services Team


 

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CHIDIMMA JONES-MUBIMA

Assistant Director

Advises Chicago Booth

MIKE KEGLER

Assistant Director for Systems & Technology

Advises Physical Sciences Divison, Institute for Molecular Engineering, and The Graham School

JEN NAFZIGER

Coordinator for Communication and Outreach

Advises The College, School of Social Service Administration, and Pritzker

DANA BOUCHE

Coordinator for Cross-Cultural and Administrator Training

Advises Social Sciences Division, Divinity and Harris School of Public Policy

DANNY PARRA

International Student Adviser

Advises Biological Sciences Division, Humanities, and Law

 

Employee Services Team


LOVE ANDERSON

Assistant Director

Advises Department of Medicine in the Biological Sciences Division

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KORY FULLER

International Scholar and Employee Adviser

Advises The College, Social Sciences Division, Divinity School, Humanities, Physical Sciences Division, Booth, Law School, Harris School, Institute for Molecular Engineering, School of Social Service Administration and all other offices and departments outside of the BSD

CHANETTIA NELSON

International Scholar and Employee Adviser

Advises Biological Sciences Division except the Department of Medicine

 

RESHECOA FLANDERS

Employee Services Assistant

 

Administrative Services Team


RENEE DUPREE

Associate Director

COBINA GIBSON

Project Assistant, Administrative Assistant