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Michael Pelley

Michael Pelley, director

"Michael Pelley serves as an advisor for international students as well as a resource person and administrator for all matters related to international students at the University. He earned his BS in history from the University of Oregon and his MS in communication from University of Portland. Michael has lived and worked in Japan, Taiwan, and on the island of Yap as well as traveled extensively around Asia and Oceania. "


Gwen Sandford

Gwen Sandford, program manager

"Gwen Sandford serves as an admission counselor for international undergraduate applicants and as an advisor for current international students. Gwen also oversees ISS programming such as International Student Orientation, International Education Week, the Campus Connector program and acts as a staff advisor to the International Club. A native of Spokane, WA, Gwen completed her BA in international studies and Spanish at California Lutheran University and her MBA from University of Portland. She has studied abroad in Cádiz, Spain, and worked as an English teacher in Shen Zhen, China."


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The Office of International Student Services is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Physical and Mailing Address:
Buckley Center 114 
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd. 
Portland, OR 97203