Contact Us

The University of Arkansas is proud of its diverse international population.  With over a thousand international students and more than 200 scholars from more than 100 countries, the University of Arkansas provides a range of cultural experiences for both the campus and community.

Email Address: iss@uark.edu

Location: We are located at 104 Holcombe Hall , on Garland Avenue between Maple and Douglas (directly across the street from the Pat Walker Health Center).

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our office is open year-round, but we are closed on official university holidays.

Parking: Please allow extra time to arrive for appointments since parking is limited. The nearest available parking is in the Garland Avenue parking garage. DO NOT park in the University House parking lot behind Holcombe Hall. This lot is reserved on a 24-hour basis, and you may be ticketed and/or towed.

Scheduling an Appointment: Please use our online system to schedule an appointment with an ISS immigration advisor (recommended) or call the front desk at 479-575-5003. To schedule an appointment with one of our programming staff, please call our front desk at 479-575-5003.

Online Chat: If you have brief, general questions, or are not sure if you need an appointment to address your questions/concerns, you are encouraged to use our online chat service. Chat is available on the ISS website home page from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 12:00-1:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:30 p.m. most days the office is open.  

Suellen Ayala Rojas
Suellen Ayala Rojas
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Outreach Programs Graduate Assistant
Namiko Bagirimvano
Namiko Bagirimvano
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Assistant Director, International Student Retention
Ruby May Bowles
Ruby May Bowles
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Project/Program Specialist
Clark Eckels
Clark Eckels
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
iFriend Coordinator
Calypso Jane Foster
Calypso Jane Foster
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Administrative Specialist II
Michael C. Freeman
Michael C. Freeman
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Director of International Students & Scholars
Audra Johnston
Audra Johnston
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Associate Director of International Students & Scholars
HOLC
Kiera Michailoff Russell
Kiera Michailoff Russell
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Retention Programs Graduate Assistant
Steven Sevic
Steven Sevic
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
HEI Program Coordinator (Non-Exempt)
Cynthia Jane Smith
Cynthia Jane Smith
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Assistant Director for Outreach, ISS
Andrew VanLew
Andrew VanLew
(ISS)-International Students & Scholars
Project/Program Specialist