About Us

Answering Your Questions

The ISS team is here to answer any questions you may have. ANYTHING! If we don't know the answer, we will help you find someone who does.

Meet us

The International Student Services (ISS) Team would like to meet with you to chat about any questions you have. Walk-in Hours for Fall 2021 semester are:

iHouse (Laker Village South Community Center)
9:30-11 AM
Mondays & Wednesdays


PIC (130 Lake Ontario Hall)
9:30-11 AM
Wednesdays & Thursdays

If these times don't work for you, please schedule an appointment by emailing us at istudents@gvsu.edu or calling our main office at (616)331-3898.

GVSU record high of new iStudents enrolled in a semester from 2010-2021:

  • Total: Fall 2021 - 176 students
  • Graduate: Fall 2021 - 107 students
  • Undergraduate: Fall 2012 - 124 students

​​​​​​GVSU record high of total iStudents enrolled in a semester from 2010-2021:

  • Total: Fall 2015 - 434 students
  • Graduate: Fall 2017 - 112 students
  • Undergraduate: Fall 2016 - 166 students

ISS Team

The ISS team has three staff members (below) with support from more our incredible ISS Assistants as well as our invaluable PIC staff.

Kate Stoetzner, Director of International Student and Scholar Services

Kate Stoetzner
Director of International Student & Scholar Services

Libby Jawish

Libby Jawish
International Student Services Coordinator