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LLU Coronavirus-related Updates COVID-19 Donations

important update

Due to COVID-19, in-person services will be limited and available through appointment only. Students and guests will be required to wear a mask before entering our office. Please contact Esther Guerpo at eguerpo@llu.edu to schedule an in-person appointment or Zoom meeting.
Our amended service hours:
Mon – Thurs: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Welcome to Loma Linda University

We are excited to assist you in beginning your journey as an international student.

About International Student & Scholar Services

Our office is here to assist New and Current Students who are considered non-U.S. Citizens.  We provide a variety of services that include but are not limited to:

  • New International Student & Exchange Visiting Scholar Orientation
  • Student & Exchange Visiting Scholar Advocacy
  • Liaise with On-Campus & Off-Campus Partners & Entities
  • Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) Reporting
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Immigration Advising for Students, Scholars, & their Dependents
  • General Student Advising
  • Informational Seminars & Workshops
  • Host/Coordinate International Student & Scholar Activities
  • Services for LLU

International Student & Scholar Services Staff 

International Student and Scholars Staff Members

Micah Hernando, Administrative Assistant, DSO

Phone – 909-558-4955

Email – mhernando@llu.edu

Martin Aguirre, Director, RO, DSO

Phone – 909-558-4560

Email – maguirre@llu.edu

Esther Guerpo, Assistant Director, PDSO, ARO

Phone – 909-558-4955

Email – eguerpo@llu.edu