Welcome and Overview of Support Services

Welcome to the United States and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte!

UNC Charlotte welcomes international faculty and scholars to teach, conduct research, and collaborate with colleagues on its campus. During a given academic year, UNC Charlotte hosts approximately 125 faculty and scholars from more than 25 different countries. The ISSO provides support for international faculty and scholars by:

This part of our website addresses general matters that you, as a prospective visitor, visitor, faculty, or Department staff might encounter, and directs you to some specific university and community services which you may need along your journey. We hope you find these pages useful. Should have any questions that are not answered on this website, we encourage you to contact the International Student and Scholar Office (intlsso@uncc.edu) for assistance.

For specific information about the U.S. Department of State's J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, see the links below:

 We look forward to working with you and extend you a warm welcome.

Sincerely,

Tarek Elshayeb, Director
International Student and Scholar Office
telshaye@uncc.edu

Denise Medeiros, Associate Director
International Student and Scholar Office

Amy Mabery, Interim Assistant Director 
International Student and Scholar Office

Dillon Clausner, International Student and Scholar Advisor
International Student and Scholar Office

Melaina Fraboni, International Student and Scholar Advisor
International Student and Scholar Office

Chau Tran, SEVIS Coordinator
International Student and Scholar Office

Kadija Alkusaimi, Administrative Assistant
International Student and Scholar Office