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Phone: 206-281-2031
Fax: 206-281-2669

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Coordinator of International Student Records

Ruth Adams

Lori Honts Tongol

Coordinator of International Student Records
B.A. in Religion, Vanguard University, 1981;
M.A. in Student Personnel, Azusa Pacific University, 1987.
Phone: 206-281-2550

Office Hours:
Monday and Tuesday 7:30 - 3:30 (Remotely on Wednesdays)



  • Manages international student SEVIS records for all SPU students attending on an F-1 Visa
  • Provides orientation to all new international students regarding compliance with government requirements, adjustment to U.S. culture and academics, and student health insurance
  • Meets with undergraduate and graduate students regarding maintenance of their non-immigrant status while in the U.S.
  • Consults with Program Coordinators and Graduate department staff as well as Undergraduate Admissions and Academic Advising on issues related to International Students’ non-immigrant status
  • Provides information about SPU scholarship funds available to continuing international students