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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

Minna Ha
Staff Assistant & Receptionist

Christina D. Hatzipetros
Associate Director, Education Abroad
Program Manager - Africa, Asia, Middle East, Southeast Europe & Fellowships

Rachel Hogan
Assistant to the Director & Office Manager

Ashley Jun
Associate Director, Finance & Operations

Mireille McLaughlin
Program Manager - France, Italy & Switzerland

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

Patrick O'Donnell
Program Manager for Spain & Latin America
Global Service and Justice Program (interim)

Samantha Peterson
Academic Operations Administrator

Larry Pickener
Assistant Director, Education Abroad
Program Manager - Great Britain, Scandinavia & the Netherlands

Margaret Ramirez
International Exchange Program Assistant

Maria Segala
Technology & Communications Specialist
Program Manager - Domestic and SEA programs
Web support

Erin Shevlin
Summer & Internships Program Manager

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