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Global Services

The Office of Global Services (OGS) is the resource at NYU for immigration and visa questions. We advise on immigration regulations in the US and visas needed outside of the US for NYU purposes. We also advise on international taxes, moving internationally, and other challenges for NYU faculty and staff. Services are provided by the following groups within OGS:

International Student Services
Provides visa and immigration services and programs to NYU's international students and their dependents. Learn more about our student visa and immigration services.

International Faculty and Research Scholar Services
Provides visa and immigration services and programs to NYU's international faculty members, researchers, and their immediate family members. Learn more about our international faculty and research scholar services.

Outbound Immigration and Mobility Services
Provides visa services to NYU students, faculty, staff, and administrators on visas needed outside of the US for NYU purposes. Learn more about our outbound immigration services for students.

Outbound Services also provides information on international taxes, moving internationally, and more to faculty, administration, and staff who have received an approved University appointment or assignment outside of the US. Learn more about our outbound immigration and mobility services for faculty, staff, and administrators.

OGS Brooklyn
Provides visa and immigration services to international students and their dependents at the Tandon School of Engineering.

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Key People

In Global Services

Sherif Barsoum

Associate Vice President of the Office of Global Services

212.998.4726

Lisa Vogel

Director of Faculty and Research Scholar Services

212.998.4727

Thomas Sirinides

Director of International Student Services

212.998.4125

Robert Sanford

Director of Immigration and Mobility Services

212.998.4241

Melissa Zuroff

Associate Director of Communications and Outreach

212.998.4249

Ingrid La Grasta-Khovova

Assistant Director for H1B Program and Senior International Scholar Advisor

212.998.4056

Helen Leonard

Assistant Director, OGS Brooklyn

212.998.4725

Tracie Masek

Assistant Director for J Program and Senior International Scholar Advisor

212.998.4731

Helen Newman

Assistant Director of Immigration and Mobility Services

212.998.4116

Megumi Tan

Assistant Director, SEVIS Compliance

212.998.4773

Leanne Tsuruda

Assistant Director, Admitted Student Services

212.998.4207

Kim Wetzel

Assistant Director for TN and O Program and Senior International Scholar Advisor

212.998.4246

Sarah Willyard

Assistant Director, Inbound Operations

212.998.4706

Alison Becker

International Student Advisor and SEVIS Compliance Advisor

212.998.4729

Jacqueline Chin

Senior International Student Advisor

212.998.4723

Lauryl Cookson

Outbound Immigration Advisor

212.998.4062

Rosina Christian

Administrative Aide

212.998.4248

Veronica DeCesare

International Student Advisor and SEVIS Compliance Officer

212.998.7460

Sarah Goetz

Senior Advisor and Programming Manager

212.998.4722

Billie Hall

Administrative Assistant

646.997.3702

Meredith Hansen

Outbound Immigration Advisor

212.998.4157

Alison Jackson

International Student Advisor and Programs Coordinator

212.998.4721

Greys Jessurum

Administrative Assistant

646.997.3873

Samantha Johnson

Senior International Student Advisor

646.997.3935

Meagan King

International Scholar Advisor

212.998.4767

John LaBarbera

Senior International Student Advisor and SEVIS Compliance Advisor

212.998.4244

Chad Lectura

International Student Advisor

646.997.3084

C. J. Lefferts

International Student Advisor

212.998.4893

Emily Leon-Prado

International Student Advisor

212.998.4760

Kurtis Liang

Systems Administrator

212.998.4061

Savannah Martinez

International Student Advisor

212.998.4724

Nabila Mehjabeen

Administrative Aide

212.998.4382

Harry Melo

International Student Advisor

212.998.4669

Johanna Pan-Carr

International Student Advisor

646.997.3332

Nancy Quan

Administrative Aide

212.998.4245

Yana Radchenko

International Student Advisor

212.992.9752

Jennifer Ready

International Student Advisor

212.998.4342

Brian Recktenwald

Database Administrator

212.998.4164

Aaron Reynolds

Senior Outbound Immigration Advisor

212.998.4128

Kyoko Tirado

Senior Advisor and Operations Manager

212.998.4127

Jessica Walker

Senior Outbound Immigration Advisor

212.998.5234