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International Students and Scholars staff members are available to answer questions regarding immigration regulations from processing paperwork necessary for travel to employment authorizations. We are here to support you during your stay in the U.S. Advisors are available during the times listed below.

In our efforts to assist you in easily navigating useful information across different Pace departments, we have created a one-stop shop navigator for you. Explore the International Student Navigator website in the event you have questions about non-visa related matters, such as academics, housing, health services, tuition and billing, and the like.

Staff Contact Information

Summer 2024 ISS Advising Schedule

If you would like to discuss employment or other more complicated immigration or personal matters, please make an appointment by emailing Please note that there are certain hours during which the staff does not see students, in order to process student paperwork, attend meetings, manage projects, etc.

Advising Appointments

  • Monday: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Maria Sassian
  • Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Sergio Sandoval
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Melba Benitez - J-1 Advising
  • Thursday: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Mira Krasnov - Special Cases