New International Student Advisor at CIS

The Center for International Students recently added Nicole Stelter as the new international student advisor.
Stelter began her position June 12. Before working for Truman, she advised and supported U.S. students in Rome, Italy, through an internship position with CISabroad. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, with a minor in chemistry, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After graduation, Stelter spent two years connecting community members to resources through a local park district and administering crisis management at Linden Oaks Mental Health, in Naperville, Ill. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree in adult and higher education, with a certificate to teach English as a second language, at Northern Illinois University. As a graduate assistant at Northern Illinois, she served as director of a housing complex for American and international students.

In her role as student advisor, Stelter will be responsible for supporting international students in a broad array of academic and personal issues, fostering their cultural adjustment and assisting them with their legal status and benefits. She will oversee teams of students who provide services to international students and the staff of the CIS. Stelter will be a designated school official (DSO) for the University’s F-1 program and an alternate responsible officer (ARO) for the J-1 program and will be the point person for reporting and tracking of F-1 and J-1 students via the federal SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor) Program.

Nicole Stelter