International Services

International Services

Welcoming students and scholars from around the globe—in all educational levels and across all academic schools.

International Services Portal

Your main source for immigration records, document delivery, and individual requests to International Services for status maintenance and benefits.

STEM Degree Programs

Adelphi University offers multiple STEM degree choices for both undergraduate and graduate studies. Eligible F-1 students with STEM degrees have the option to apply for a 24 month STEM OPT extension during their period of initial post completion OPT.

Available STEM Degrees

Who We Are

International Services is where you will locate the University Designated School Official (DSO) and/or Responsible Officer (RO) who provide immigration guidance in accordance with governmental regulations and procedures to international students, scholars, and faculty.

  • Wendy Badala, Executive Director, Primary Designated School Official, Responsible Officer
  • Heesuk Chae, Senior International Advisor, Designated School Official, Alternate Responsible Officer
  • Anna DiFede, International Student Advisor, Designated School Official

What We Do

International Services is responsible for the following:

  • Provide immigration guidance to students, scholars, and faculty.
  • Support the educational goals and academic development of students.
  • Ensures that international students have access to educational and co-curricular programs and services.
  • Connect students to professional, academic, and other campus support resources.
  • Advise students on employment options and responsibilities.
  • Perform institutional compliance responsibilities, including record-keeping and reporting responsibilities.
  • Issue and endorse immigration documents for travel and benefits.
  • Collaborate with faculty and academic leadership to facilitate the understanding of status requirements.
  • Provide programs and services that support the needs and interests of international students.

Employment & Volunteering

Employment eligibility is determined by Federal Regulations for international students and scholars.

Travel & Re-entry

Planning some time away to visit family and friends? Learn what you need to know for international travel.

Full Course of Study Requirements

Learn the requirements for full course of study.

International and Immigrant Support Initiatives

Ongoing guidance and support about current and emerging immigration issues for our students.

Together, Every Step of the Way

Our Mentoring Program pairs incoming international students with Adelphi University mentors—offering you personalized support, cultural insights and a welcoming experience.
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Post Hall, 203
  • Regular Semester Hours Mon - Fri: 8:30 am–4:30 pm
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