International Services


Contact International Services at Adelphi

We’re here to help you adjust to college life in the U.S.






Office Location

Office of International Services
Post Hall, Room 203
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530

Advisement Hours

Open Advisement for students and scholars is available at the Garden City campus on the following days and times. Students are welcome and encouraged to come in to ask questions and obtain assistance regarding their non-immigrant status.

Garden City Advisement Hours

Monday: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Manhattan Center Advisement Hours

January 14, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
February 11, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
March 10, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
April 14, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
May 12, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


 Meet Our Staff

Wendy-BadalaWendy Badala
Director of International Services
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As the director of international services, Wendy serves as the primary designated school official and responsible officer overseeing the regulatory program oversight for students and scholars at all university campus locations. Wendy is available to provide guidance for students, scholars, and faculty alike in order to support the personalized needs of each individual request for cultural enrichment, academic opportunities, leadership development, campus internationalization, individualized development, regulatory assistance, and personal support. Wendy’s experience in international education and immigration advisement is expansive as she has served in various capacities since 2001.

Rachel Nelson
Assistant Director, DSO
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Rachel is the Assistant Director of International Services and is happy to serve as an immigration adviser, Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for all of our international students and scholars at Adelphi University. Rachel is able to assist you with understanding how to maintain valid status, current immigration regulations, and provides additional academic support. She assists in coordinating cultural activities on-campus, professional development opportunities, International Orientation, and oversees the International Mentor Program. Rachel serves on many committees on campus including International Leadership Coordinating Committee and Campus Activities and Programs.

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