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International Student Services

International Student Services works in concert with student services and academic departments on campus to ensure the successful matriculation and graduation of international undergraduate and graduate students as well as visiting scholars.

How We Can Help

From immigration assistance to interpersonal help, the Intercultural Center (IC) works to inform visa-possessing community members of their responsibilities and introduce them to opportunities both on and off campus. In addition, programs are designed to foster a higher level of interest and understanding of various cultures and backgrounds.

As an international student at Roger Williams University, you will find most of your questions answered, at the IC. We are located in the north end of Maple Hall, next to Global Heritage Hall (GHH).

IC Staff - What We Do

The IC staff is here to help you. We can assist you with immigration paperwork, adjusting to the United States education system and lifestyle, obtaining a social security number should you choose to work on campus, as well as any other questions you may have. The IC sponsors social and cultural trips and programs throughout the school year for our students.

Intercultural Center Hours

The Intercultural Center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m and Saturday/ Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feel free to come by anytime to study, chat with friends, meet new people or cook a meal. The International Office is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only. 

Student Advisor

The advisor for all international students is Cassidy Hammond.  She issues I-20 documents and advises immigration for all F-1 visa students. In addition, she helps all international students on campus to navigate and transition smoothly into their new environment  (whether it be cultural shock, adjusting to the United States classroom, getting a driver’s license, and much more). Please click here to schedule an appointment with Cassidy, she may also be contacted via email at or by phone at 401-254-3400.