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office of international programs

Hovey House, home of the Office of International Programs.

Our Mission

In accordance with Boston College’s tradition and values, the mission of the Office of International Programs (OIP) is to prepare students for an increasingly interdependent and culturally diverse world. The office’s aim is for students to engage in intellectually rigorous and personally transformative experiences that play an integral role in the teaching and learning that take place on campus.  

What We Do

As part of the Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, the Office of International Programs collaborates with faculty and staff across the University to accomplish the following: 



Meet OUR team

Nick Gozik

Christina D. Hatzipetros
Assistant Director for International Development
Advisor - Africa, Asia, Middle East, Southeast Europe & Fellowships
Summer Programs (interim)

Rachel Hogan
Assistant to the Director & Office Manager

Ashley Jun
Associate Director for Finance & Administration

Janet Kalunian
Associate Director for Academic Operations

Esther Messing
Assistant Director for International Exchange Students
Advisor - Australia, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Eastern Europe & Russia

Patrick O'Donnell
International Study Advisor - Spain, Latin America
Global Service and Justice Program (interim)


Larry Pickener
Assistant Director, Study Abroad
Advisor - Great Britain, Scandinavia & the Netherlands
France, Italy and Switzerland (interim)

Margaret Ramirez
International Exchange Program Assistant

Maria Segala
Study Abroad Programs Specialist,
Advisor- Domestic and SEA programs
Web support




contact us

Mailing address:

Boston College
Office of International Programs
Hovey House, 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3926

Tel.: (617)552-3827
Fax: (617)552-0647