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View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone. Because of the on-going situation, Advising & Orientation sessions have moved to a remote platform. For more information, view our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 5/6/2020) 

First Year Programs

International Student Success Committee (ISSC)

The International Student Success Committee (ISSC) is a working committee. All ISSC regular members meet every three weeks. We also welcome guests to drop in to share resources, discuss urgent issues, or seek support from ISSC. We welcome your feedback and comments.  If you are interested in being a guest contributor please complete the interest form. Additional questions email issc@uw.edu.

If you are interested in joining the conversations on campus consider taking part in the quarterly community forums

ISSC meets monthly with varying dates and locations.

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Committee Members

Ziyan Bai

The Graduate School
baiziyan@uw.edu

Ryan Burt

Academic Support Programs
rburt@uw.edu

Christina Kerr

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising
ckerr@uw.edu

Se Eun Kim

International Admissions
intladm@uw.edu

Matt Skirven

First Year Programs
mskirven@uw.edu

Katie Malcolm

The Center for Teaching and Learning
kmalc@uw.edu

Jennifer Wascher

International Student Services (ISS)
waschj@uw.edu

Yuxin Sun

Counseling Center
yuxinsun@uw.edu

Dan Zhu

Student Life (International Student Engagement Specialist)
danz2@uw.edu