Contact Study Abroad


Study Abroad is located within the Office of Global Education

Location: Van Meter first floor Lobby
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. See advising hours below.

Office of Global Education
Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204


Matthew Van Hoose

Matthew Van Hoose, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Global, Career, and Community-Based Learning
Assistant Professor of Anthropology


Karen Sykes

Karen Sykes
Director of International Student and Scholar Services

Karen's primary role is to advise international students on immigration regulations, adjustment to the U.S. and campus, academic concerns, financial matters, and personal assistance.

Hyemee Kim

Hyemee Kim
Assistant Director of Global Education for Advising

Hyemee helps students choose the right program for their academic and personal goals, navigate the application process, and prepare for their departure. She works closely with faculty and staff to ensure students receive academic support regarding study abroad. She also communicates with the partner institutions to provide students with the best learning experience.

Andrea Valone

Andrea Valone
Administrative Assistant

Andrea provides the Office of Global Education with operational support and oversight of daily operations. She assists with various day-to-day administrative tasks, program and event organization and communication, as well as providing support to international students.

Paula Rosenberger

Paula’s primary role is to provide oversight for the daily operations at the Office of Global Education, including processing payments, reviewing study abroad transcripts and course approval forms, and other general supportive tasks.

Meet Us

Before meeting with a study abroad advisor, students must attend a Study Abroad 101 session in Office of Global Education. The session is led by study abroad advisors and the session lasts approximately 30 minutes. Study Abroad 101 covers topics such as how to explore program options, apply for a study abroad program, obtain academic credit for study abroad, and organize financial matters.

Make an Appointment

Advising Office Hours

If you are unable to come to a session that you are interested in you may come to the appropriate advisor's walk in hours. No appointment necessary. Students may find this information through Navigate.