• For Departments

For Departments

The Center for Global Engagement’s advising staff assists departments with information and support related to the following:

  • Prospective and current international students
  • Prospective and current non-paid visiting scholars
  • Prospective and current J-1 exchange visitor scholars

Leslie Crosdale, Associate General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel, assists departments and international employees with employment-based immigration petitions. Contact Leslie at lcrosdale@fsu.edu.

The links to the left lead to information that can help departments with questions about international student rules and regulations, visa options, the paperwork needed for J-1 scholars and H-1B employees, paying foreign nationals, etc.

The Professional Development link leads to information about the opportunity for department staff to obtain professional development through the Global Partner Certificate program. When offered, the link will also lead to workshops for department staff.

The CGE International Student & Scholar Services staff who can assist you are:

CGE International Student and Scholar Services

Front Desk: 850-644-1702

International Student Advisors

Steven Niette

International Student Advisor

  • Incoming F-1 Students
  • Prospective/Incoming International Students

Phone: 850-644-9549

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Betty Jensen

International Student Advisor

  • F-1 Students with Last Names A–H
  • J-1 Non-degree Seeking Exchange Student Immigration Advisor

Phone: 850-645-6879

Beth Roach

J-1 Program Manager

  • J-1 Researchers/ Instructors

Phone: 850-645-3179

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Jared Tirone

International Student Advisor

  • F-1 Students with Last Names P–Z
  • J-1 Degree-Seeking Students

Phone: 850-644-0662

Contact for Departments with International Employees

Leslie Crosdale, Associate General Counsel 
Phone: 850-644-4440



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