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Topic Areas:

F-1/ J-1 Status Questions - Including E-form questions, enrollment questions, general questions, letter requests, travel signatures

Employment Questions - Including Curricular Practical Training, Optional Practical Training and Academic Training

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Email Contacts
Contact Reason Contact Person
Admission Inquiries for Freshman & Undergraduate Transfers International Admissions
Admission Inquiries for Graduates Graduate Admissions
Questions from incoming students Caitlin Pike
Questions about Transfer In students Pamela Trowbridge
Questions about Transfer Out students Thora Cecil 
Questions from Current USF Student About CPT/ OPT/ STEM OPT/ Economic Hardship James Schwartz
Daniela Mui 
Questions from Sponsored Students/ Athletes/ J-1 Students Thora Cecil
Questions from J-1 Scholars & J-1 Exchange Students Erin Dudley

Questions from USF Employees

Marcia Taylor 
Questions from USF Departments/ Petitions/I-20 Extensions  Kelly Hall
Questions about Enrollment or Financial Issues Hannah Ho
Questions about Changing or Reactivating your Status by Travel Thora Cecil
Questions from Current INTO USF Students

Mary-Ellen “Lynn” Smith
Lu Norstrand 

Questions about Events & Programs

Kristen Zernick