Services for International Students and Scholars



+1-617-373-8788 FAX


Mailing Address:

Office of Global Services
405 Ell Hall
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Office Hours:

Daily Walk-in Advising Hours: 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

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The Office of Global Services  (OGS) has several departments that work with you at different stages of your time at Northeastern. Before writing to a staff member with an individual question, please check this website to see if you can easily resolve your concern. For all general questions, email For specific questions, contact the appropriate staff member below and ‘cc

FOR THE MEDIA: To request an interview for a news story, call NU Media & Press Relations at 617.373.5471 or email with a request.

For expedited/trackable shipping a document FROM OGS TO YOU using ESHIP GLOBAL (This is a prepaid service. Students are responsible for the cost of shipping the document)

1.      Go to:

2.      Sign up with your Northeastern email address

3.      Use Student Login

4.      Receive Documents

5.      Northeastern University

6.      OGS (Continuing Students)

7.      Enter Receiver’s Address

8.     Select Service (FedEx / DHL / UPS)

9.     Pay for the service A prepaid label will be created and emailed to OGS. We will ship the document as soon as it is processed.

Office of Global Services (OGS) Leadership

Luchen Li


Anya Ilkys

Assistant Dean

Sal Mazzone

Associate Dean

International Student Pre-Arrival Advising Team

Questions about visa pre-arrival procedures for international students that aren’t covered in the pages for new students? Send us an email or stop by!

Daniel Pirbudagov

Senior Associate Director

Giscard Dimanche

International Student Advisor – Special Programs

Brian Meade

Pre-Arrival Assistant

Sha'Day Hart

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Daniela Periolska

International Student and Scholar Advisor

International Student and Scholar Employment

Questions about Co-op, Curriculum Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Academic Training (AT)  beyond the information in the employment section? Contact us.

Ikuko Konda

Associate Director

Jennifer Braga

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Sima Kalmens

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Casey Chapman

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Meaghan Sturtevant

International Student and Scholar Advisor

International Student and Scholar Immigration Compliance

Questions about your immigration status beyond the information provided in the current students and scholars sections?

Laurie Larocque

Senior Associate Director

Naoko Kotoge

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Henry Rotchford

Assistant Director, Compliance

Courtney Loomos

International Student and Scholar Advisor

International Student Support and Programming

Questions about orientation- Interested in working as a Global Student Mentor, organizing events, getting involved in cultural celebrations or searching for specific support services?

Jessica Perolio


Megan Compaine

Assistant Director

Amy Dean

Assistant Director

Customer Service

Jessica Dearbeck

Senior Associate Director

Randa Meyer

Immigration Assistant

Tracy Hunt

Administrative Assistant

Suzanne Mills

Immigration Assistant – Team Lead

Kapik Yeung

Immigration Assistant

Allison Hogan

Immigration Assistant

Data Management

Elisa Silveira Adams

Senior Associate Director

Regional Campuses

Laura Iwane

Assistant Director – Seattle Campus

Christina Dang

Assistant Director – Silicon Valley Campus