Lauren Jacobsen-Bridges

International Student and Scholar Services
Senior Director for International Student and Scholar Services

Marquis 110

1511 West Mulberry Street
Denton, TX 76203

Lauren Jacobsen-Bridges Staff Photo

Ms. Jacobsen-Bridges is the Senior Director of International Student and 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.