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OIAP Staff

Dr. Sameer Pande

Executive Director


Phone : 281-283-3008




Dr. Janel Dumbre

Associate Director, International Admissions and Advising

Advises newly enrollingstudents (last names A-P)


Phone : 281-283-2740


Meghan Perry

International Education Specialist


Phone : 281-283-2740





Bianca Schonberg

Assistant Director of International Advising


Phone : 281-283-2740

Advises current students and dependents (last names A-P) J1,J2 students, and other immigration status students and scholars.




Ann Umbreit

International Student Advisor

Advises enrolling students and advises current students(last names Q-Z)


Phone : 281-283-2740


Ayush Taneja

Program Assistant


Phone : 281-283-2740




Our Student Diplomats


Email Country of Origin Major
Sumanth kalyan Vankayalapati India Computer Science
Loan Thi Thanh Le
Master of Business Administration
Charu Ramachandran
Computer Engineering
Kamalakar Kududhula
India Computer Science
Farzana Mehboob
Management Information Systems
Chinyelu M Ezioba 
Enivronmental Science.
Mazen Alrefai
Saudi Arabia
Engineering Management.
Felina Lobo
Master of Business Administration
Bhoomi Jani India Biotechnology
Prudhvi raj chittiprolu India Computer Science
Dung (DZ) Nguyen
Master of Business Administration

















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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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UHCL Fall 2014 Community

Visit Us At

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 12:00PM



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