Advising Services

Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Meet in person with an ISSS Advisor, walk-in hours for international students are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 12 pm, and 2 pm to 4 pm.

Schedule a time to meet virtually or by phone by contacting your ISSS Advisor via Bookings – see link below.


International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) 
1306 Stanford Drive
Whitten University Center, Suite 2275
Coral Gables, FL 33146-6929
305-284-2928
isss@miami.edu

Claudia Zitzmann, Director, Scholars Services
305-284-2932
czitzmann@miami.edu 
Advises all scholars (faculty and researchers).
Please email Claudia to schedule a meeting.

Ana Sippin, Assistant Director 
305-284-2927
axs2508@miami.edu 
Advises students whose last names begin with A through For.
Please click here to schedule a phone call or Zoom meeting with Ana.

Ana M. Rendon, Assistant Director 
305-284-5871
anarendon@miami.edu
Advises students whose last names begin with Fos through Mur.
Please click here to schedule a phone call or Zoom meeting with Ana.

Jhonery Mendoza, Associate Director & Student Program Team Leader, Services and Programs 
305-284-3068
jxm6365@miami.edu
Advises students whose last names begin with Mus through Sham.
Please click here to schedule a phone call or Zoom meeting with Jhonery.

Kristin Pongé, Associate Director & Student Program Team Leader, Regulatory Compliance
305-284-2931
kponge@miami.edu
Advises students whose last names begin with Shan through Z.
Please click here to schedule a phone call or Zoom meeting with Kristin.