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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


Profile picture of Nathalie, a student at AU.




Languages you speak

English, Mandarin, limited Cantonese


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

What do you really love about AU?
The diversity! We have people that come from all sorts of different backgrounds and it is wonderful interacting and meeting all sorts of new people!

Any hobbies or favorite activities?
I love to cook! I also love to travel and I have recently taken up knitting. And also playing Pokemon on my DS!

What is your favorite spot on campus?
TDR- I love food and their theme nights.

Any advice for incoming students?
It is completely normal to feel out of place and lost- everyone is! It is okay to be not ok and
AU has awesome resources available. You are strong and you can do it!