staff from the Office of International Students and Scholars

Contact OISS

Please email for general inquiries and for immigration related related questions. 

For drop-in advising hours and our general office hours, please go here.

Mailing Address

Office for International Students & Scholars
1 LMU Drive, MS 8355
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659


Find us on the Loyola Marymount University's Westchester General Campus Map.

OISS Mission

The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) serves as a resource to the University by ensuring regulatory compliance. OISS provides programs and services that support international students' and scholars' social, educational and professional success, thereby, creating an engaged global community.

OISS Staff

Csilla V. Samay Assistant Dean for International Student & Initiatives
Denise Folga Director, OISS
Chimin Lee Metzler Associate Director
Vanessa Silva Program Coordinator
Andrea Hood Administrative Coordinator