Current International Students

The Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) is the primary university resource and focal point for international student services and study abroad. OGI provides international students with comprehensive, on-going assistance in all matters related to maintaining immigration status. We oversee and offer a range of programs and services, throughout the year, to ease the student adjustment to the NJIT community. OGI also advises all NJIT students on opportunities to study abroad.

OGI Contact Information

Current F-1 and J-1 students are encouraged to contact their international advisers directly for assistance:

Last name A-Lin: Kevyn Piascik, Assistant Director

Last name Liu-S: Rocio Ruiz, Assistant Director

Last name T-Z : Beth Calamia Scheckel, Associate Director

Current NJIT students interested in studying abroad should contact to schedule an appointment. 

Office Hours

We are open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. 

Walk-in advising hours:

Monday and Wednesday: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Walk-ins are ideal for quick questions, requesting a travel signature or any issue that requires no more than 5 minutes to discuss. If you have an issue or question that you believe requires more time to discuss please contact your adviser directly to schedule an appointment.