Contact our staff 24 hours/day 7 days/week via UVM Police Services at +1-802-656-3473. UVM's emergency services provider abroad for students with security or medical emergencies outside the US, International SOS, is available by calling +1-215-942-8226.

General Contact Information

Main office phone: +1-802-656-4296
Main office fax: +1-802-656-8553
Find us on Google Maps or UVM's Campus Map

Mailing address:
Office of International Education
The University of Vermont
633 Main Street
Living/Learning Center, B-101
Burlington, VT 05405

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

General Study Abroad Inquiries: 
Appointments may be scheduled by calling 802-656-4296 
Email: StudyAbroad@uvm.edu

Advising Staff by Region
Africa and the Middle East: 
Linda Damon, Assistant Director, Study Abroad

Latin America and the Caribbean, Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway), Spain, Portugal and North America (Iceland and Canada):
Carolyn Boudreau, Study Abroad Advisor

Australia, New Zealand, Continental Europe (excluding Scandinavia, Spain, and Portugal) and Russia: 
Lauren Huffman, Study Abroad Advisor

Asia, United Kingdom and Ireland:
Alex Lindsay, Study Abroad Advisor

Learn more about study abroad and exchange programs

Travel-Study (Short-Term) Courses

Short-term travel-study courses are co-administered between Continuing and Distance Education, the Office of International Education, and the sponsoring academic unit.

Student inquiries: Travel.Student@uvm.edu

Faculty leader/departmental inquiries: Travel.Study@uvm.edu

International Student Services


Appointments may be scheduled online  or by calling 802-656-4296.
Walk-in hours: Monday - Friday, 1-4 pm
Email: InternationalStudents@uvm.edu

International Student Services Advising Team

Emma Swift, Associate Director of the Office of International Education
Akol Aguek, International Student Advisor
Kathryn Gaylord-Miles, International Student Advisor
Sarah van Nostrand, International Student Coordinator

Learn more about international student services

International Faculty, Scholar and Staff Services

15-minute phone consultation appointments are available daily at 1:00, 1:15, 1:30 and 1:45
Appointments may be scheduled by calling Parvin Pothiawala at 802-656-0261 or Deb Smith at 802-656-7858
E-mail: InternationalScholars@uvm.edu

Advising for J-1 scholars (researchers and post-docs), H-1B, TN, permanent residency cases
Rajan Eapen, International Scholar Advisor 

Learn more about international faculty, scholar and staff services

Leadership and Support Staff

Kim Howard, Director
E-mail: Kim.Howard@uvm.edu

Parvin Pothiawala
Email: Parvin.Pothiawala@uvm.edu

Deb Smith
E-mail: Deborah.Smith@uvm.edu

Erika Szekely
Email: Erika.Szekely@uvm.edu

Visit: Living/Learning B101

Phone: +1-802-656-4296

Fax: +1-802-656-8553


  • Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Saturday, Sunday and UVM holidays