Ms. Jacobsen-Bridges is the Director of International Student & Scholar Services. The department provides immigration services for international students, visiting scholars, faculty and staff on the Denton campus and throughout 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. Lauren has been in the field of international higher education since 2010 and has previously served in leadership roles with NAFSA: Association of International Educators. 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 and is currently pursuing her PhD in History.