OISS Mission

The mission of OISS is to provide comprehensive immigration and support services to international students and scholars while supporting them in pursuit of their educational, personal and professional goals, and to promote their full functioning in the U.S. and integration into the University of St. Thomas.


Our Staff

Ethan Olson

Associate Director of International Admissions

Miho Patani

Assistant Director

Othman (Ozzy) Zaimi

Assistant Director

James Dedon

SEVIS Specialist

Amanda Hager

International Admissions Counselor

Katie Leatherberry

1Y1 Student Success Manager

Jake Park

International Admissions Graduate Assistant

Michelle Shak

Virtual Outreach Coordinator