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There are various ways you can contact an I-Center advisor. If you know who your advisor is, you can contact him or her directly by email or phone. We encourage you to take advantage of our walk-in hours, however you may walk in and ask any questions at any time during our office hours (Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.). If it is determined that you need an appointment, the staff will schedule one for you.

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International Center Walk-in Hours: Spring 2019

Medford Office

Tuesdays, 2 - 3:30 p.m. - Pat Himes
Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. Heather Varnet
Thursdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m. - Lizzie Siegle

Fletcher Office

Monday & Thursday: 9:30am – 12:30pm

Tuesday: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday & Friday: Appointment Only

Need to make an appointment with Reiko Ohmura? Please click here: https://fletcherinternational.as.me/

Boston Office

Tuesday: 1:30pm-3:00pm- Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez
Wednesday: 2:30pm-4:00pm- Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez

International Staff Bios and Contact Information

Who is my Advisor?

Student Advisors for the School of Arts & Sciences

Undergraduate students last name A-G- Patrick Himes 

Undergraduate students last name H-Z - Heather Varnet (Heather.Varnet@tufts.edu)

Graduate Students- Patrick Himes

J-1 Exchange Students- Heather Varnet

 

Scholar Advisors for the School of Arts and Sciences

Advisor for Sciences Departments: Patrick Himes 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science (A&S) 
  • Earth and Ocean Sciences 
  • Mathematics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physics and Astronomy 
  • Psychology  

Advisor for Arts & Humanities Departments: Heather Varnet

  • Anthropology 
  • Art & Art History
  • Child Study and Human Development 
  • Classics 
  • Community Health 
  • Drama & Dance 
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • German, Russian & Asian Languages/Literature 
  • History
  • Music 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Sociology
  • UEP
  • Interdisciplinary 
  • Center for Humanities 
  • Poincare 

Sarah Curry is the advisor for H-1B, O-1, and other employment visas in the School of Arts and Sciences. 

School of Engineering

Lizzie Siegle is the advisor for all F-1 & J-1 students in the School of Engineering.

Reiko Ohmura is the advisors for J-1 scholars in the School of Engineering. 

Sarah Curry is the advisor for H-1B, O-1, and other employment visas in the School of Engineering. 

Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy

Reiko Ohmura is the advisor for all  F-1 & J-1 students & J-1 scholars in the Fletcher School.

Sarah Curry is the advisor for H-1B, O-1, and other employment visas in the Fletcher School. 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts

All students, including BA / BFA students - Heather Varnet

J-1 scholars - Heather Varnet

H-1B, O-1, and other employment visas - Ghenwa Hakim

 

Health Sciences Campus

Neriliz Soto-Gonzalez is the advisor for all F-1 students and J-1 scholars in the Health Sciences Campus

  • Friedman School of Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)
  • Tufts School of Dentistry
  • Tufts School of Medicine
    • Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
    • School of Public Health

Ghenwa Hakim is the advisor for H-1B, O-1, and other Employment visas:

  • Tufts School of Dentistry
  • Tufts School of Medicine
    • Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
    • School of Public Health
  • Friedman School of Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Patrick Himes is the advisor for all  F-1 & J-1 students

Heather Varnet is the advisor J-1 scholars 

Sarah Curry is the advisor for H-1B, O-1, and other employment visas