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International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS):

CU-Boulder with Flatirons in backgroundInternational Student and Scholar Services is the office which bears the overall institutional responsibility for international students once they are admitted to the University of Colorado at Boulder. We also help departments bring in visiting scholars and researchers to the University of Colorado at Boulder.

International students and scholars with questions concerning their legal status or other issues pertinent to their stay at CU Boulder can come to the office of International Student and Scholar Services, email an adviser, or call us at (303) 492-8057. We will do what we can to answer questions and help with a smooth transition into American university life.

Check out our current event page for the latest announcements on activities and resources.


The following pages will give you more information:
Prospective Students
  • Getting admitted to CU-Boulder
  • International non degree students
  • Housing information
  • Financial aid information
  • Boulder information
Current Students
  • University services/resources
  • Housing information
  • Academics
  • Email accounts and email lists
  • University life
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Financial aid information
Scholars (postdocs, researchers, faculty)
  • Visa information for scholars
  • Insurance information
  • Tax obligations
  • Boulder information
  • List of embassies in the US

There are six advisers in the office to advise international students and scholars on a variety of topics ranging from immigration to housing and a Program Assistant.. The staff refer to other on-campus or off-campus offices when a student has need of services unavailable through International Student and Scholar Services. The staff of ISSS are:

  • Tina Tan, Director, International Student and Scholar Services, 303-492-2979
  • Janet E. Garcia, Associate Director and International Student and Scholar Specialist, 303-492-7604
  • Becky Sibley, International Student Advisor, 303-492-7476
  • Maria Zellar Maxim, SEVIS Manager and Immigration Specialist, 303-735-0814
  • Paige Progar, International Student & Scholar Advisor, 303-492-2978
  • Chris Hertel, International Student & Scholar Advisor, 303-492-1379
  • Kim Schorr, Program Assistant, 303-492-0589
  • After Hours Emergency Phone: 303-653-1672

OFFICE LOCATION: Center for Community (C4C), Suite S355

MAILING ADDRESS: 2249 Willard Loop Drive, Suite S355, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0123

FAX: 303-492-5185

University of Colorado at Boulder
Office of International Education