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Office Hours and Contact Info

Monday-Thursday 8.30am-4:30pm

The OIS is closed to the public every Friday however, advisors are still accessible via email and phone.

Phone: 667-208-7012
Fax: 410-955-0871

Email: internationalservices@jhmi.edu

Walk-In Advising Hours

Monday and Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last sign-in at 3:45 p.m.)
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (last sign-in at 11:45 a.m)

Walk-in hours are for general F-1 and J-1 questions that can be addressed in five to ten minutes. If you have questions regarding other visa types, please contact the appropriate advisor.

Emergency Contact Information

 

Location

Reed Hall, Suite 405
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
 

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OIS Staff

Jennifer Kerilla - Director
667-208-7014

Legal Permanent Residence applications
H-1 B visas for positions in APL, JHPIEGO, SAIS and Carey

Dacia Gauer - Senior Associate Director
667-208-7017

F-1 and J-1 student visas
J-1 scholar visas
H-1B visas for positions in Whiting School of Engineering and JHU University Administration

Florence Damiba - Associate Director
667-208-7016

H-1B visas for Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Health Systems and JHU School of Medicine (with clinical responsibilities)
ECFMG liaison
O-1 visas

Gina Vachino - Senior International Services Advisor
667-208-7013

Works with employees whose last names begin with A-K who are in or applying for:
H-1B visas for positions in School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Bloomberg School of Public Health
TN status

Fatou Camarah - Senior International Services Advisor
667-208-7015

H-1B visas for positions in Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Works with employees whose last names begin with L-Z who are in or applying for:
H-1B visas for positions in School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Bloomberg School of Public Health
TN status

Jennifer Smith - Senior International Services Advisor
667-208-7019

F-1 and J-1 student visas
J-1 scholar visas for the JHMI Campus for scholars whose last names begin with A-L

Shree Gopakumar - Senior International Services Advisor 
667-208-7018

F-1 and J-1 student visas
J-1 scholar visas for the JHMI Campus for scholars whose last names begin with M-Z

Jackie Serchuk - International Services Advisor
667-208-7010

F-1 and J-1 student visas
J-1 scholar visas for all campuses except JHMI

Julia McGinn - Administrative Coordinator
667-208-7011

OIS front desk and check-in process
I-9 completion for School of Medicine