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International Student Services

The International Student Services Office assists current F-1 international students with maintaining their nonimmigrant student status. The International Student Services Office has four full-time staff members dedicated to serving international students: 

  • Kathy Smid: Manager, International Student Services/PDSO
  • Gabi Carr: International Admissions Representative/DSO
  • Kayla Chepyator: Program Coordinator, Community College Initiative Program
  • Kelsey Brown: Assistant, International Student Services/DSO

Students who have not yet received an I-20 document for international admission to College of DuPage should contact Gabi Carr, International Admissions Specialist, at (630) 942-2979, or by email at intladm@cod.edu.

Services provided include the following: 

  • F-1 and M-1 immigration advising
  • USCIS application and notification assistance
  • Requests for official letters
  • Employment assistance
  • Cross-cultural/personal advising
     

Please use these often during your stay in the United States. Best wishes for success in your studies and a wonderful experience as an international student at College of DuPage!

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Contact Information

Kathy Smid
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225
(630) 942-3328

Summer Hours (Through Aug. 9)
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Evening appointments are available upon request.

Regular Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Evening appointments are available upon request.