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.

If you need guidance from a member of the International Recruitment and Services regarding immigration compliance, please complete the Online Request Form.  Be specific on your request. IRIS will respond to your request by an email, phone call and if needed we will set up an appointment to meet with you.

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. 


Current Students: If you area current student you may may complete the Online Request listed above to request an appointment.

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