International Student and Scholar Staff

Advising Office Hours

Monday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 -11:30 a.m. & 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: No Advising
Thursday: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Marquis Hall 110 | Schedule an Appointment

Administration Office

Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
940-565-2195 | internationaladvising@unt.edu

International Student and Scholar Services Staff

Lauren Jacobsen-Bridges

Lauren Jacobsen-Bridges

Senior Director, International Student and Scholar Services

Ms. Jacobsen-Bridges is the Senior Director of International Student & Scholar Services. The...

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Liz Cosgrove Ford

Associate Director, International Student and Scholar Services

Ms. Ford is Associate Director of the International Student and Scholar Services office. Liz has...

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Rekha Gopalakrishnan

Rekha Gopalakrishnan

Assistant Director of Scholar Services

Rekha Gopalakrishnan is Assistant Director of Scholar Services. Rekha first came to the US...

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Timothy Schmidt

Timothy Schmidt

Assistant Director of International Student Services

Mr. Schmidt has over 20 years of experience in the field of international education. He holds B....

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Judd Sexton

Assistant Director of International Programs

Mr. Sexton serves as a main point of contact for internationally sponsored students and their...

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Stacey Benton

Stacey Benton

Senior Immigration Advisor

Stacey is a DSO and is very passionate about the international education field. She received her...

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Kori Farley Staff Photo

Kori Gorman

Senior Immigration Advisor

Kori is a DSO who joined UNT in December 2021. A Denton County native, she obtained her Bachelor...

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Justin Permenter

Senior Immigration Advisor

Justin Permenter is a Senior Immigration Advisor who joined UNT in December 2021. He holds a B.A...

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Lourdes Dela Cruz

Lourdes Bernadine Dela Cruz

International Student Advisor

Lulu was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii and moved to Texas in 2016. She graduated from Sam...

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Bayleigh Dyer Staff Photo

Bayleigh Dyer

International Student Advisor

Bayleigh Dyer is an International Student Advisor who joined UNT in September of 2022. She holds...

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Alexander Falter

International Student Advisor

Alexander is an International Student Advisor who joined the ISSS office in March 2023. A native...

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Krystal Feng

Krystal Feng

International Student Advisor

Krystal Feng is a May 2023 graduate of UNT. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International...

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Adriana Santiago

International Student Advisor

Adriana Santiago is an International Student Advisor working in the International Student and...

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Marcos Torres

Marcos Torres

International Student Advisor

Marcos is an International Student Advisor within the International Student and Scholar Services...

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Christine Walker

International Student Advisor

Christine Walker is an International Student Advisor in the office of International Student and...

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Catherine "Cathy" Thomas

Student & Program Assistant

Mrs. Thomas joined the UNT family in ISSS as the Student and Program Assistant. Before joining...

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