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International Student & Scholar Services


Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
Fax: 202-885-3354
Butler Pavilion, Room 410

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041


Fall 2016 International Orientation Leader

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Languages you speak

English, Mandarin & Japanese (basic)


*To contact any of American University's International Orientation Leaders, please contact Jawee Perla in International Student & Scholar Services.

What do you really love about AU?
The people! The people at AU are diverse, open-minded and interesting.

Any hobbies or favorite activities?
I enjoy going to various events and shows around town and eating out. I love to travel to somewhere new during breaks.

What is your favorite spot on campus?
The Quad, a place that connects the entire campus. When the weather is nice, you can see the energy of the campus on the Quad.

Any advice for incoming students?
AU and DC have a lot to offer whatever your needs and interests are. Don't forget to reach out and utilize all the resources! Have fun!