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UC Merced International

Contact Information for Student and Scholar Advisors

Don't know who your advisor is?


Lacey Long-Vejar

International Student Visa Specialist
(F-1 and J-1 students)
More information for students available here

Rico Johnson

International Scholar Visa Specialist (e.g. research scholars, postdoctoral scholars, short-term researcher on J-1 scholars) More information for scholars available here

Becky Mirza

Assistant Director for International Students and Scholars (e.g. H-1B, E-3, O-1, TN, UCM sponsored Permanent Residents)

More information for employees available here


Drop by the International Office in the Kolligian Library, room 101 when you arrive and meet our knowledgeable advisors and staff!