International Student & Scholar Services Staff

We provide a variety of services to individuals who study, conduct research, and teach on Georgetown campuses, including immigration advising and cultural programming.

Sarah Bunker, International Student Advisor, International Student & Scholar Services

  • Undergraduates in the College, SFS, and NHS
  • J-1 Students sponsored by non-Georgetown organizations  
  • SEVIS Compliance for Undergraduate Students
  • Database Reporting and Policy Management
  • Website Content Management and Analytics

Anka Dadarlat, International Programs Advisor, School of Continuing Studies

  • Master's in Professional Studies (MPS)
  • Summer School at Georgetown University
  • Semester in Washington Program
  • Graduate Liberal Studies Programs
  • J-1 Scholars at the School of Continuing Studies
Dylan Gaffney, International Student Advisor, International Student & Scholar Services
 
  • All MA degree programs (except SFS)
  • McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) programs (including exchanges)
  • Spanish Department and German Department Exchange
  • Undergraduate and SFS-Q Exchange
  • Ophthalmic Training 
  • Post Baccalaureate Certificate programs
  • Immigration Document Issuance
  • Administrative and Programming Support

Sandra Layton, Associate Director, International Student & Scholar Services

  • J-1 Scholars and Student Interns at the Medical Center, Law Center and Main Campus Science Departments
  • J-1 Scholars sponsored by non-Georgetown institutions
  • H-1B Temporary Workers
  • F-1 STEM OPT Students
  • E-3, O-1, P-3 and TN Temporary Workers
  • Permanent Residency applications

Rachel Rubin, Director of International Student & Scholar Services

  • Biomedical Graduate Education
  • PhD
  • MBA Graduate Program
  • MSB Undergraduates
  • MSB Executive Education, including Global Executive MBA
  • MBA Exchange

Danielle Valles, International Student  and Scholar Advisor, International Student & Scholar Services

  • MS programs (except Biomedical Graduate Education)
  • Graduate SFS programs
  • Wallenberg Fellows (SFS Exchange)
  • J-1 Scholars and Student Interns on the Main Campus, except the Science Departments

Alicia Ward, Data and Compliance Manager, International Student & Scholar Services

  • Medical School
  • SEVIS compliance reporting and data management 
  • Immigration Document Issuance
  • Monitors technologically-based immigration processes
  • UIS liaison and system maintenance

Stacy Williams, International Student Advisor and Programming Manager, International Student & Scholar Services

  • Advises the International Student Association (ISA), the Global Living Community (GLC), and the IS Advisory Board
  • Coordinates the International Student Orientation programs
  • Coordinates Global Expo and other OGS cultural programs for the international community
  • Provides cross-cultural communication training and international student outreach workshops in collaboration with other university offices
  • Manages the Language Exchange Program (LEP) and the Senior Flag Ceremony

All questions regarding admissions, such as test scores, requirements, curricula, etc., should be directed to the appropriate admissions office.