Contact International Recruitment and Services

Staff Office Hours and Procedures Mailing Address



Blerina Polovina

Associate Director for International Services 
Phone: +1-314-246-7860 

Primary Responsibilities: Serves as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Office (RO). Contact person for F-1 and J-1 students and scholars immigration compliance. Extended campuses contact person regarding international student admission policies and procedures. Works with students who want to either come to study in United States from one of our international campuses. Working with prospective international undergraduate freshman students and graduate students.

Janka Ribando

International Coordinator, International Recruitment and International Services 
Phone: + 1-314-246-7001 

Primary Responsibilities: Working with prospective international undergraduate adult freshmen (first-year students) and undergraduate transfer students. Also serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 visa students & their dependents and an Alternative Responsible Officer (ARO) for J-1 visa students, scholars & their dependents.  Admission questions from transfer and adult-first year students should be directed to Ms. Janka Ribando. Immigration and visa questions can also be directed to her.

Maggie Dankert

International Credential Specialist, International Recruitment and International Services 
Phone: + 1-314-246-6964

Primary Responsibilities: Evaluating international credential to determine if they meet admission requirements at Webster University. Questions about accreditation, transfer credits or foreign transcripts should be directed to Ms. Maggie Dankert.

Office Procedure

Office Location and Hours: 

Welcome Center
Webster Hall, First Floor, Room 130
470 E. Lockwood Ave.

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in Hours

Walk-ins are supposed to take about 15 minutes.  During this time an appointment is not needed.  

  • Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • If you cannot attend the Open Hours, please fill out this Online Request.

Please remember that if your matter of discussion requires more than 15 minutes, the Services Staff may request that students schedule an appointment at a latter date. Walk-ins at other times will not be accepted. 

Document pick-up and Delivery: If you requested a letter online from the International Recruitment & International services website, the letter will be sent to you via the method you selected when filing the form.  You will need to present your Webster Student ID Card when picking up your document(s) from the International Recruitment & International Services. 


If you need longer than 15 minute to discuss a topic, please schedule an appointment.  It is requested that you schedule an appointment at least 3-5 business days before your intended visit.  Services typically does not schedule same-day appointments.  

Current Students: If you area current student you may email or call the individual staff directly to schedule an appointment.  For contact information, please see the Contact IRIS page

Prospective Students: If you are a prospective student, please make an appointment online at Campus Visit.  If you wish to visit another Webster campus, contact that campus directly. 

Mailing Address

Please mail your official documents to one of the addresses below:

By Courier Services (DHL, UPS, FedEx, etc.)

Webster University Office of Admission
Attn: International Recruitment
40 Rock Hill Road
Webster Groves, Missouri 63119

By Regular Postal Mail

Webster University Office of Admission
Attn: International Recruitment
470 East Lockwood Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63119