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Global Services

The Office of Global Services — also known as OGS — seeks to further the aims of the Global Network University through excellence in advising, designing and maintaining specialized administrative processes and procedures, ensuring federal compliance related to the immigration statuses and mobility needs of our academic community worldwide, developing appropriate technical and cultural programs, and advocating effectively for the needs of the NYU international community.


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Our services include:

  • International Student Services provides comprehensive support, advisory services and programs for NYU's international students and their dependents.
  • International Scholar Services provides comprehensive support, advisory services and programs for NYU's international scholars (faculty and researchers) and their immediate family members.
  • Outbound Immigration and Mobility Services supports the immigration needs of NYU students, faculty, administration, and staff as they travel outside of the United States for study or work purposes throughout the Global Network University. They also provide mobility assistance to faculty, administration, and staff who have received an approved University appointment or assignment outside of the United States.
  • OGS Brooklyn provides support, advisory services and programs specialized for international students and their dependents at the Polytechnic School of Engineering.

Learn more about our services at View a staff directory here.

OGS Data Visualizations



Robert Sanford
Interim Director of the Office of Global Services and Associate Director of Immigration and Mobility Services


Lisa Vogel
Senior Associate Director of International Scholar Services


Thomas Sirinides
Associate Director of International Student Services

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