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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 2015 International Peer Mentor




Any other countries you consider home


Languages you speak

Gujarati, English, Spanish, Hindi


*To contact any of American University's International Peer Mentors or for more information about the program, please contact Jawee Perla in International Student & Scholar Services.

School and Major(s) (and Minor, if applicable):
Double Major: SIS - International Studies and CAS - Economics; Minor: Spanish Studies

What do you love about AU?
I love that AU offers opportunities to learn languages and about other cultures. There are also so many ways to get involved on campus and it is fairly easy to find your niche.

Favorite Hobbies?
Dancing, Singing, Traveling, Outdoor Activities, Trying new foods, leaning about other cultures

Favorite spot on campus?

Advice for incoming international students?
Read Today@AU, Balance work, student, and social lives, get to know your professors and others on campus, get involved in your community too