Center for International Education

Meet Your Advisor

Meet Your Primary International Student Advisor

  • Students are assigned to their primary international student advisor by major and educational level.  

Drop-In or Appointment?

Drop-In Advising (Monday through Thursday, 11am - 2pm)

  • 10 minute meeting ; First come, first served basis
  • The drop-in advisor may refer you to schedule an appointment with your primary advisor if your situation is complex or requires more time.  

Appointments (with your primary Int'l Student Advisor)

  • Students are assigned a primary advisor based on their major. 
  • 30-minute in-person or phone meeting with your primary advisor (see below)
  • Appointments can also be by phone, if preferred. 

Email & Phone

  • Allow 1-2 business days for your advisor to respond to your email. Do not re-send your email multiple times, as this will only slow down the response time.

International Student Advisors


Krista Garg
gargkr@uw.edu 
425.352.3739

Advises:


Steve Will
stwill@uw.edu 
425.352.5305

Advises Undergraduates:

  • First Year / Pre-Major
  • IAS
  • Education
  • Nursing & Health Studies

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Jen Kim
jgruver@uw.edu 
425.352.3876

Advises Undergraduates:

  • STEM