Emergency contactsIN AN EMERGENCY:

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, Samoa, France, Belgium, Netherlands: 
Lauren Huffman, Study Abroad Advisor

Asia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia:
Alex Lindsay, Study Abroad Advisor

Erika Szekely, Study Abroad Advising Coordinator 


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
Sarah van Nostrand, International Student Advisor
Emma Huse, 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

Hayley Barriere
Email: Hayley.Barriere@uvm.edu

Visit: Living/Learning B101

Phone: +1-802-656-4296

Fax: +1-802-656-8553


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  • Closed Saturday, Sunday and UVM holidays