International Student and Scholar Services

Lauren Jacobsen-Bridges


Director, International Student and Scholar Services


940-565-2195
Lauren.Jacobsen-Bridges@unt.edu
Marquis Hall, 125

 

Ms. Jacobsen-Bridges is the 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...
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Liz Cosgrove Ford


Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services


940-369-5989
Elizabeth.Ford@unt.edu
Marquis Hall 110

 

Ms. Ford is Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services. Liz has worked in the international education field for more than 17 years. She began teaching English as a Foreign Language in 2001 and spent 10 years living in...
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Nancy Dreessen


Senior Immigration Advisor


940-565-2195
Nancy.Dreessen@unt.edu
Marquis Hall 125

 

Ms. Dreessen is the J-1 Specialist in International Student and Scholar Services. She advises and assists departments and scholars in complying with immigration regulations related to the J-1 Exchange Visitor program. She  is a 20-year...
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Amelia Hiatt


Senior Immigration Advisor


940-565-2195
internationaladvising@unt.edu
Marquis Hall 110

 

Ms. Hiatt is an Immigration Advisor specializing in F-1 visas in International Student and Scholars Services. Amelia advises and assists students in complying with immigration regulations. She joined UNT International in August 2015 as...
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Teri Jenkins


Senior Immigration Advisor


940-565-2195
Teri.Jenkins@unt.edu
Marquis Hall 110

 

Teri Jenkins is a Senior Immigration Advisor specializing in F-1 visas in International Student and Scholar Services. Teri advises and assists students in complying with immigration regulations and maintaining their immigration status...
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Jamal King


Student and Program Assistant


940-565-2195
Jamal.King@unt.edu
Marquis 125

 

Jamal King is the Student and Program Assistant in the International Student and Scholar Services office. Jamal works with the Senior Immigration Advisor team to provide up-to-date information to students, faculty and staff regarding...
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Michelle Bafford Mechler


Senior Immigration Advisor


940-565-2195
Michelle.Bafford@unt.edu
Marquis 125

 

Michelle Bafford Mechler is a Senior Immigration Advisor specializing in F-1 visas in International Student and Scholar Services. Michelle advises and assists students in complying with immigration regulations. She started working in...
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Judd Sexton

Judd Sexton


Sponsored Student Advisor


940-565-4428
Judd.Sexton@unt.edu
Marquis Hall 106

 

Mr. Sexton provides IELI, Undergraduate, and Graduate admissions advising services and administrative support to Sponsored Students at UNT. He serves as a main point of contact for students and sponsors and serves as liaison. He is a UNT...
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