Monika Gibson

Director of Graduate Student Services, Alternate Responsible Officer, PDSO

Kim Cossey

Immigration Advisor, ARO, DSO

Tina Lapel

SEVIS Compliance Coordinator, Senior Immigration Advisor, ARO, DSO

Karen Wills

Immigration Advisor, ARO, DSO

Matt Grice

Senior Admissions and Academic Progress Advisor, part-time immigration advisor, DSO

Jenn Walters

Admissions and Academic Progress Advisor, part-time immigration advisor in training, DSO


Office Hours:

  • Walk-in hours:  1:00-5:00pm Mon, Wed, Fri and 9:00am-12:00pm Tue, Thu
  • Summer Office Hours: Monday- Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (DST)


Mailing Address:

Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown
Virginia Tech (0325)
155 Otey Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061 U.S.A..
Tel:(540) 231-8486  Fax: (540)231-3714


Contact Us

Talk with an immigration advisor:

Phone: +1 (540) 231-8486
Fax: +1 (540) 231-3714

Mailing Address:

International Graduate Student Services
Graduate Life Center
155 Otey St. NW
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Walk-in Advising Hours

Monday Wednesday & Friday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.