Lauren Jacobsen is the Interim Director and Assistant Director of International Student & Scholar Services, which provides immigration services for international students, visiting scholars, faculty, and staff coming to the Denton campus and the entire UNT System.
Lauren is a native Texan and has spent most of her life in the Dallas area. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Masters of Arts in International Studies in 2016. She has been in the field of International Higher Education since 2010 and currently serves as the Regulatory Ombudsperson for Student Issues on the NAFSA Region III Team. She strongly believes that International Higher Education develops lasting impressions on the campus community and advocates for a better cross-cultural understanding across the globe. She enjoys learning new languages and has studied Arabic, French, and Spanish.