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International Student Services

Meet Our Staff

Joanna Zietara

Title: International Student Advisor & Sponsored Student Specialist
International Student Services
Phone: 803-777-7461


M.Ed., Student Personnel Administration, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.A. Communication/ Public Relations and Journalism, Monmouth University

Joanna serves as a liaison between sponsoring agencies and the university to promote sponsored student success. She is the primary J-1 student advisor at the University. She also serves on the F-1 advising team. 

Joanna serves as the main point of contact for prospective, newly admitted and current sponsored international students, and works extensively with academic departments and offices as well as with University Sponsor Partners to ensure that the needs of sponsored students at USC are met.  Joanna advises both the F-1 and J-1 international student population on various topics including employment, travel and immigration compliance. Joanna is originally from Poland and has traveled to Oman, France, the Netherlands, Thailand, China, Slovakia, Italy, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, UAE and Kuwait.

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