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Information & Services for International Students

Counselors on each campus work with International students or students whose first language is not English. They advise new students, provide counseling, and plan programs to help students transition to college life in the United States.

F-1 Students -- If an International Student Coordinator referred you to see a Counselor, you will need to schedule an appointment.


Ada Garcia-Casellas, 150 Sciences Applied Studies (SA), (240) 567-1801
Kimberly Talley, 150 Sciences Applied Studies (SA), (240) 567-7757

Rockville Submit a Request for an Appointment
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Harold Barber, 126 Student Services Pavilion (ST), (240) 567-1480

If you have questions about immigration status and visas, contact Montgomery College’s International Student Coordinators via e-mail at the campus you wish to attend:


Ms. Heidi Russell-Kalkofen (Wednesday Only)
Phone: 240-567-5043
Fax: 240-567-1923


Mr. Vallejo-Valencia (Rockville)
Phone: 240-567-5315
Fax: 240-567-5037

Ms. Heidi Russell-Kalkofen (Rockville - except Wednesday)
Phone: 240-567-7962
Fax: 240-567-5037

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Ms. Vida Bonsu(Takoma Park/Silver Spring)
Phone: 240-567-1639
Fax: 240-567-1497

For general information about Montgomery College, contact our Response Center at 240-567-5000 or via e-mail at

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