The Office of International Education will no longer mail out STEM OPT applications.
Students are responsible for mailing out their STEM OPT applications.
Mailing instructions are available click here.

Due to high volume of requests, the processing time is now from 10 - 15 business days.

New International Students - Register Here


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 Leah Collum Maral Khaghani Meghan Merwin Melody Ricks
Austin Perry, Associate Director Leah Collum, International Advisor Maral Khaghani, International Advisor Meghan Merwin, International Advisor Melody Ricks, Sponsored Student Coordinator
Miranda Abu-Farha Nikolaos Barmparesos
Miranda Abu-Farha, International Advisor Nikolaos Barmparesos, International Advisor
Christopher V. Mai Achyut Paudel  
Christopher V. Mai, International Advisor Achyut Paudel,
Web Developer
Programs & Events
Allison Ross Mahesh Biyyala  
Allison Ross, Program Coordinator Sahana Vemuri, Event Specialist

Study Abroad

Kelli Anderson Courtney Bauman Amanda Sines  
Kelli Anderson, Director of Study Abroad Courtney Bauman, Assistant Director Study Abroad Amanda Sines, Study Abroad Advisor

Front Office

Desiree Usher Isha Kanu Catalina Rosquero  
Desiree Usher, Front Office Coordinator Isha Kanu, Administrative Assistant I Catalina Rosquero, Senior Office Assistant