International Student & Scholar Services

Isss Staff

Our staff is here to help you adjust to life in the US, answer your immigration questions and conduct events and programs just for you.  Each of us has a special connection with international education and enjoys our time working with you and for you.  We are continually improving and are open to your feedback.   E-mail us at if you have any new ideas or comments. 


Jose F. Martinez                                                    Sheena Maria Connell

Director                                                                 Assistant Director                                          

Jose MartinezSheena Connell


Student Assistants:

Maria Castro Riojas

Angie Lee Martinez

Ana Meza Izquierdo

Allison Gonzalez


Graduate Assistants:

Thiago De Mello Parravicini

Mateo Pinzon

Yusuf Emre Yir

Selcuk Mutlu

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Contact Us

Front Desk Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm         (Click here to make an appointment)

E-mail: - Please include your Name & Student ID

Phone: (210) 805-5705 

Regular Mailing Address

Office of International Student & Scholar Services

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway, CPO 31

San Antonio, Texas 78209 

Express Mailing Address

University of the Incarnate Word 

847  E. Hildebrand Ave

Suite 200

San Antonio, TX 78212 

Physical Location & Directions

Grossman International Conference Center

847 E. Hildebrand Ave.  Suite 200

San Antonio, Texas 78212 

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