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ISS Mission: To provide high quality support services to international students and scholars. 

We are committed to providing high quality support services to international students and scholars that support the achievement of their academic & professional goals as well as their successful engagement with the DePaul community. 

We support our international student and scholar community through the following:

  • Orientation: Pre-arrival, on-campus and ongoing programs. 
  • Advising: Immigration and visa benefit advising as well as support with cultural adjustment and mentorship. 
  • Engagement: Opportunities for our students and scholars to engage with the DePaul and Chicago community through various programs that support their continued adjustment and development. 

International Student and Scholar Services (ISS)
1 E. Jackson Boulevard
DePaul Center, Suite 9300
Chicago, IL 60604 USA

Phone: 312-362-8376
Fax: 312-362-8018

Email: iss@depaul.edu​​​

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Our Staff

Ms. Hiwoté T. Tamrat
Director
htamrat@depaul.edu​

Mr. Garrett N. Grenz
Associate Director for Advising
ggrenz@depaul.edu​

Ms. Jennifer von Drehle
Associate Director for Student Engagement & Leadership
jvondreh@depaul.edu​

Ms. Sandra Aguilar
SEVIS Analyst
saguila1@depaul.edu​

Ms. Ewa Pawlak
Advisor 
F-1 and J-1 students with last names I - Q
All J-1 Research Scholars/Professors
epawlak@depaul.edu​

Mr. Tony Marotta
Advisor 
F-1 and J-1 students with last names A-H
t.marotta@depaul.edu​

Ms. Jill Nyhof
Advisor

Ms. Monica Cecero
Intake and Student Engagement Advisor
mcecero@depaul.edu​​