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International Student Services

Meet Our Staff

Christopher Reid

Title: Assistant Director for Retention and Integration Services
International Student Services
Phone: 803-777-7461


MSW, Social Work, University of South Carolina, 2009
B.A. Sociology, University of South Carolina, 2006
A.A.S. Commercial Art Technology, 1997

Chris focuses on integrating international students into the Gamecock Community.

He coordinates student services for international students on personal, cultural, and immigration concerns. Chris was previously a student advisor with ISS, and he has extensive experience working with internationals both domestically and abroad. He has worked in numerous capacities with Columbia’s resettled refugee population, and from 2012-2015, Chris lived in Tanzania doing grassroots development work. He has travelled to Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Canada, Puerto Rico, Turkey, Taiwan, and South Korea.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.