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Location: SLDL Office
Office Phone: 909-607-0434
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Email: international@cgu.edu
Address: 738 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

Staff Staff



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Ariel Carpenter

Assistant Director of Student Life & International Services
SEVIS Designated School Official

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Katie Fierro

Program Coordinator of Student Life, Diversity & Leadership

International Students International Students


Welcome to the international student and scholar service portal. Our international services are housed in the Office of Student Life, Diversity & Leadership (SLDL). Our staff is here to help you with all of your international advising needs.

What We Offer

For international students, the SLDL provides advising and intercultural programming to enhance students' academic and personal experience at CGU. We have created an environment that promotes connection, inclusivity, cultural understanding, and sensitivity.

Our services include:

  • Visa compliance guidance for F and J visa holders
  • International student orientations
  • Work authorizations (CPT and OPT)
  • Travel signatures
  • Requests for extensions of time
  • Adding/removing dependents
  • Transferring to and from CGU
  • Reduced course-load requests
  • SEVIS reinstatements
  • Social and educational programming

Please visit our appointment system to schedule a time to meet with any of the designated school officials.


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