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International Programs

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International Programs

University West Building, Suite 228
Phone: +1 (361)570-4106
Fax: +1 (361)580-5540
Email: international@uhv.edu
To schedule an appointment  or Join International Programs at the Virtual Lobby on Mondays to Fridays 8-5pm Central Standard Time (The university is closed on the weekend and federal holidays) Walk-in appointments are welcome. International Programs encourages students to schedule a face-2-face and virtual meetings via  Microsoft Bookings  All virtual appointments will be recorded. 

In-Person Assistance:
Monday - Friday: 9am-4pm. 

  • Dr. Ludmi Herath: Victoria-Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9am -3pm: UHV Katy (Wednesdays and Fridays, by appointment).
  • Ms. Yvonne Garcia: Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 9am -3pm.
  • Ms. Becky Townsend: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
  • Ms. Caci Cooley: In-person at UHV Katy Wednesdays 10am-2pm, & 3pm-5pm

In-Person Assistance (Katy) - Appointments are required. 
Wednesday: 10am - 2pm & 3pm-5pm 
Friday: 11am -2pm  (by appointment only)

All students arriving to campus from abroad must follow the UHV Travel Guidelines and Return to Campus Guidelines

Email Inquiries/ Document Processing:
Email responses are answered within 1-2 business days, admissions/ I-20 issuance 3-5 business days, immigration related documents 3-5 business days, CPTand OPT 7-10 business days, letter requests 3 business days. 

Ludmi Herath

Ludmi Herath
Director of International Programs
Phone: (361) 570-4109

Yvonne Garcia

Yvonne Garcia
International Student Coordinator
Phone: (361) 570-4123

Shonna Jud

Shonna Stirneman
Senior Administrative Secretary
Phone: (361) 485-4482

Becky Townsend

Becky Townsend
International Student Specialist
Phone: (361) 570-4136

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Caci Cooley
Coordinator, International Student Recruitment
Phone: (361) 485-4441

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