UPDATE: President Trump Signs New Travel Executive Order
 On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order effective March 16, 2017, impacting certain
individuals seeking entry to the U.S. who are from Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The Executive Order does not apply to individuals who are within the United States on the effective date of the Order
or to those individuals who hold a valid visa. However, international students and scholars from the six affected countries
or traveling to these countries are strongly encouraged to seek guidance from an OIE advisor prior to international travel. Information and Resources

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Our Mission

The International Office promotes international programs and services across the breadth of the University by providing a focal point for the international arena. It supports the University by:

  1. Providing special services to the 4,757 international students from 110 countries to ensure opportunities for academic success and for intercultural exchange.
  2. Encouraging UTA students to study abroad in order to develop a better understanding of other cultures and the world at large, and promoting cooperative programs with institutions in other countries to facilitate student, faculty, and other academic exchange.

Office of the Executive Director

Jay P. Horn Staci Backs  
Jay P. Horn, Executive Director Staci Backs, Administrative Assistant

International Student & Scholar Services

Satu Birch  
Satu Birch, Director of International Student & Scholar Services
Austin Perry Desiree Usher Eric Comins Leah Collum Maral Khaghani
Austin Perry, Associate Director Desiree Usher, International Advisor Eric Comins, International Advisor Leah Collum, International Advisor Maral Khaghani, International Advisor
Meghan Merwin Nikolaos Barmparesos Worrell Service
Meghan Merwin, International Advisor Nikolaos Barmparesos, International Advisor Worrell Service, International Advisor
Katharine Salem Christopher V. Mai Fenil Rajesh Jain  
Katharine Salem, Assistant Director Christopher V. Mai, International Advisor Fenil Rajesh Jain, Graduate Research Assistant
Programs & Events
Allison Ross
Allison Ross, Program Coordinator

Study Abroad

Kelli Anderson Courtney Bauman  
Kelli Anderson, Director of Study Abroad Courtney Bauman, Assistant Director Study Abroad

Front Office

Juan J. Vallejo II Isha Kanu Catalina Rosquero  
Juan J. Vallejo II, Front Office Coordinator Isha Kanu, Administrative Assistant I Catalina Rosquero, Senior Office Assistant