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OIAP Staff

 Dr. Sameer Pande

 Executive Director


  Phone : 281-283-2740



Dr. Janel Dumbre

Associate Director, International Admissions and Advising

Advises newly enrolling students  with  last names A-P and Advises all J's & all other visa current students with last names A-M


Phone : 281-283-2740


Meghan Perry

International Education Specialist


Phone : 281-283-2740

Ann Umbreit

International Student Advisor

Advises enrolling students whose last names Q-Z and advises current students with all visa categories except J last names N-Z


Phone : 281-283-2740


Ayush Taneja

International Media & Marketing Coordinator


Phone : 281-283-2740



Alaa Zahid

April Li

Bhoomi Jani

Diep Nguyen

Felina Lobo

Jenny Chen

Kashyap Mulukutla

Mazen Alrefai

Niranjan Kothireddy

Prashanth Kora

Sandeep Chandra Pokuri

Serenity Trevino

Sonal Boda

Van Ha

Vikas Banka












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Welcome to the International World of the University of Houston - Clear Lake. The globe is a rapidly expanding into an environment of unprecedented global interdependence and responsibility. Wherever you find yourself in the world: The U.S, China, Vietnam, Turkey, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Brazil, Indonesia, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, India, Sri Lanka or any of the 50 countries represented at University of Houston - Clear Lake, you as a potential student or scholar will change the international environment with your presence. The world needs strong leadership to meet the challenges of an interdependent world. At UHCL excellent educators, from many parts of the world, with expertise in many languages, promote an education for diverse society. The location of UHCL in cosmopolitan city of Houston, with more than 80 consulates, offers an unprecedented opportunity where one can evolve towards world citizenship. As Dr. Michele Kahn, Asst. Prof. of Multicultural Education puts it: “By viewing ourselves as world citizens we can make our globe a little smaller and our world a lot bigger.” The Office of International Admissions and Programs welcomes prospective and current students, faculty and staff. We are pleased to discuss international issues and answer your questions. Together we work on an international passport of experience.



The Vision 

The University of Houston-Clear Lake strives to be a globally-focused university.

The Office of International Admissions and Programs at UHCL:

● Encourages understanding of at least one other culture.

● Expands study abroad and internship opportunities for all students. 

● Focuses on faculty development and rewards for international involvement.

● Examines the organizational needs of international education.

● Cooperates with institutions in other countries.

● Works with local schools and communities to develop and support international understanding and international initiatives.


The Office of International Admissions and Programs hosts and participates in events that promote the internationalization of the campus and broader community. Past events have included Cultural Immersions and International Education Week. Please check this page for future event details.

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Office Location

Bayou Building B2123



Mailing Address

2700 Bay Area Boulevard, M.C.225

Houston, Texas-77058

Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL

Skype Chat Timings

                  Houston Central Time
Monday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Wednesday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM
Thursday                   09:00AM - 12:00PM

Office Hours              Houston Central Time
Monday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Tuesday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Wednesday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Thursday              08:00AM to 06:00PM
Friday              08:00AM to 05:00PM



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