Contact Us/About Us

The staff of the ISSI is here to support you throughout your studies at Northeastern University. We are happy to answer your questions and to provide any assistance we can.


Mailing Address:
International Student and Scholar Institute
405 Ell Hall
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Adjusted schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday
The ISSI will be closing early on November 25, 2015 at 5:00pm, and will be closed from November 26 thru November 29, 2015. Normal business hours will resume on Novermber 30, 2015.

Adjusted schedule for Winter Break
From December 21 thru December 23, 2015, the ISSI will close at 5:00pm.

The ISSI will be closed from December 24, 2015 thru January 3, 2016 for the Winter Break. Normal business hours will resume on January 4, 2016.

Normal Office Hours: (ending Friday, May 8, 2015)
Monday-Thursday: 8:30AM – 7:00PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Daily Walk-In Advising Hours: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

If you are a continuing student, meaning you have already started at Northeastern, but have not graduated (this includes students requesting as well as on OPT), and need an I-20 or DS-2019 sent to you, you may either request the ISSI to send your documents via USPS regular mail (email the ISSI at to do so) OR pay for shipping through eShipGlobal.

To request shipping, please follow the steps outlined below:

1.) Go to
eShipGlobal's website
2.) Sign up with your Northeastern email address
3.) Use "Student Login"
4.) Receive Documents
5.) Northeastern University
6.) ISSI (Continuing Students)
7.) Enter Receiver's Address
8.) Select Service
9.) Pay for the Service

A prepaid label will be created and emailed to the ISSI; the ISSI will ship the documents as soon as it is processed.

Boston Campus

Have a question? Then email us! If you do not know who on the ISSI staff to direct your question to, please email our general account and it will be directed to appropriate staff member.

Kristen Cammarata
Associate Director, International Student Support Services

Casey Chapman
Co-op Specialist for International Students

Jessica Dearbeck
Customer Service Supervisor

Giscard Dimanche
International Student Advisor - Special Programs

Elena Gruzdeva
Associate Director

Wayne Jenks
International Student and Scholar Advisor

Miho Kito
International Student and Scholar Advisor

Ikuko Konda
International Student Advisor, Admissions Specialist

Laurie Larocque
Associate Director

Courtney Loomos
International Student Advisor, Admissions SPecialist

Anna Manice
Assistant Director for Student Support and Programming

Salvatore Mazzone

Elizabeth McClanahan
Assistant Director for Student Support and Programming

Stephanie McCormick
Optional Practical Training Specialist

Daniela Periolska
Customer Service Representative

Daniel Pirbudagov
Associate Director

Henry Rotchford
Assistant Director

Tim Sroka
Associate Director - Technology and Data Management

Meaghan Sturtevant
International Student Advisor

Kamelia Turcotte
International Student and Scholar Advisor

Seattle Campus

Laura Iwane
Assistant Director - International Student and Scholar Advising