International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Contacts and Areas of Responsibility

This page lists the areas of responsibility and contacts for ISSS. Important, this page is not for students. The quickest and most efficient route for students to receive advising is to use the page https://utkisss.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/IPFP/pages/9109505. This page is designed for use by University of Tennessee stakeholders.

Office Extensions:

Name

Email

Extension

Name

Email

Extension

William Vittetoe

wvitteto@utk.edu

4-9323

Erik Simons

esimons@utk.edu

4-1589

David Lawson

dplawson@utk.edu

4-3966

Vacant

 

4-3984

Yevie Teyfukova

yevie@utk.edu

4-2313

Elizabeth Clevenger

ccleven2@utk.edu

4-8706

Brian Todd

btodd@utk.edu

4-4558

Yana Mitsos

yana@utk.edu

4-2172

 

Emergencies (in the case of an immediate threat or injury call 911)

Primary Contact

William Vittetoe

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

Immigration Emergency

Primary Contact

William Vittetoe

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

Advising and Inquiries

Admission for International Students

Undergraduate

admissions@utk.edu, 865-974-1111

Graduate

gradschool@utk.edu, 865-974-2475

English Language Institute

eli@tennessee.edu, 865-974-3404

Form I-20 Issuance

Primary Contact

Yana Mitsos

Secondary Contact

Yevie Teyfukova

Tertiary Contact

William Vittetoe

Fulbright Scholars (arriving to the University of Tennessee)

Primary Contact

Erik Simons

Secondary Contact

William Vittetoe

Fulbright Students (arriving to the University of Tennessee)

Primary Contact

William Vittetoe

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

Government Inquires (including Department of Homeland Security, Student Exchange Visitor Program, and Customs and Border Protection)

Primary Contact

William Vittetoe

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

H1-B Cases

Primary Contact

Elizabeth Clevenger

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

International Athletes

Primary Contact

Brian Todd

Secondary Contact

William Vittetoe

International Hiring Questions

Faculty or Full-Time Researcher

Erik Simons

Student

William Vittetoe

International Orientation

Primary Contact

Yana Mitsos

Secondary Contact

William Vittetoe

Tertiary Contact

Elizabeth Clevenger

J-1 Scholars

Primary Contact

David Lawson

Secondary Contact

Erik Simons

J-1 Students

Primary Contact

David Lawson

Secondary Contact

William Vittetoe

Permanent Resident Cases

Primary Contact

Erik Simons

Secondary Contact

Elizabeth Clevenger

Student with Surname A - B

Primary Contact

William Vittetoe

Secondary Contact

Brian Todd

Students with Surname C - H and O - R

Primary Contact

Brian Todd

Secondary Contact

Any Student Coordinator

Students with Surname I - N and S - U

Primary Contact

Yevie Teyfukova

Secondary Contact

Any Student Coordinator

Students with Surname V - Z

Primary Contact

Erik Simons

Secondary Contact

Any Student Coordinator

Sunapsis and Data Systems

Primary Contact

Yevie Teyfukova

Secondary Contact

William Vittetoe