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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


from China

Speaks: English, Chinese and a little bit of Korean
Major: Human Resource Management (Kogod School of Business)

Why has AU been a good match for you?
AU is an international university! Here, you can meet friends from all over the world, not just the U.S., and enrich your studying abroad experience. Plus it's in Washington! One of the most diversified and pleasant cities in the world.


What’s your favorite part about living in DC?
Events happen all the time. Foreign festivals, free shows, museums, rallies, bars, restaurants… I can't come up with anything you can't do in DC!