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    LaGuardia Community College is nationally recognized as a leader among community colleges for our boundary-breaking success educating students from all over the world. Our College represents a spectrum of ethnicities and cultures, with over 20,000 students from more than 160 countries who come each year to study, to learn, and to transform their lives.

    We understand that being away from home and studying in a different country can be challenging for students. Our Office of International Student Services (ISS) provides advising and support services to students with immigration, academic, financial, personal and cross-cultural issues to help them reach their educational goals.

    Our primary goal is your success. International Student Services will assign you an advisor who will support you throughout your entire educational experience at LaGuardia.  

    If you are interested in taking English as a Second Language as an International Student, please visit The English Language Center (TELC) page for more information and contact number.

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    Office of International Student Services 
    Location: 30-20 Thomson Ave Long Island City, NY. 11101 
    Room:  B117  
    Phone: (718) 482-5145  Fax: (718) 609-2021 
    Email:   FSInformation@lagcc.cuny.edu  
    Hours:  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
                  Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
                  Friday - Sunday  CLOSED

    International Student Services Staff Members

    Pressian Nicolov
    Director International Students Services
    (718) 482-5143
    Rani Sirisena
    International Student Advisor
    (718) 482-5131
    Larisa Lerner
    Coordinator of International Student Services
    (718) 482-5144
    Paula Ramirez
    Zuleima Reyes
    Marisela Ng Lin
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