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Jin Zhang

Jin Zhang

Director
jinzhang@uh.edu

J-1 Specialist. Meets with students, scholars, and alumni with questions about change of status to F-1/J-1, maintaining status inquiries, enrollment issues (such as academic suspension, eligibility for Reduced Course Loads), reinstatement, transitions, employment authorizations, J-1 orientations, and cultural issues.

Available by appointment: 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Stefan Johnsson

Stefan Johnsson

Associate Director
sjohnsson@uh.edu

Meets with students and alumni with questions about seeking basic benefits, change of status to F-1, reinstatement to F-1 status, F-1 employment authorizations, transitions, and cultural issues.

Available by appointment: 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Jason Scherzer

Jason Scherzer

International Student Counselor 2
jscherzer@uh.edu

Meets with students, scholars, and alumni with questions about seeking basic benefits, change of status to F-1/J-1, reinstatement to F-1/J-1 status, F-1/J-1 employment authorizations, J-1 orientations, transitions, and cultural issues.

Available by appointment: 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Ida Thompson

Ida Thompson

International Student Counselor 2
ithompson@uh.edu

Meets with students, scholars, and alumni with questions about seeking basic benefits, change of status to F-1/J-1, reinstatement to F-1/J-1 status, F-1/J-1 employment authorizations, J-1 orientations, transitions, and cultural issues.

Available by appointment: 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Jessika Jones

Jessika Jones

International Student Counselor 2

Meets with students, scholars, and alumni with questions about seeking basic benefits, change of status to F-1/J-1, reinstatement to F-1/J-1 status, F-1/J-1 employment authorizations, J-1 orientations, transitions, and cultural issues.

Available by appointment: 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Melissa Aylward

Melissa Aylward

International Friendship Coordinator
maylward@uh.edu

Welcome to UH! I am the coordinator for the International Friendship Program. I also assist students with questions regarding driver's license, social security, and ways to get involved on and off-campus. I look forward to meeting you.

Emily Estill

Emily Estill

Records Associate II
eestill@uh.edu

Provides front-line support for students, scholars, alumni, and dependents. Assists non-immigrants with requests not requiring an appointment.

Moises Medina

Moises Medina

Records Associate II
mmedina3@central.uh.edu

Provides front-line support for students, scholars, alumni, and dependents. Assists non-immigrants with requests not requiring an appointment.

Juanette Davis

Juanette L. Davis

Program Manager II
jldavis1@uh.edu

Coordinates ISSS financial processes. Provides information to colleges and departments on procedures for submitting DS-2019 requests. Provides support to international students and scholars seeking assistance with Foreign National Tax Resource software.