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The Center for International Education (CIE)

Have a quick question? Contact Center for International Education ( in Microsoft Teams chat function (included in Office 365, all UMW students have access).


CIE is located in Lee Hall (4th floor)*
Phone (540) 654-1434
Fax (540) 654-1119
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*CIE Staff will be working primarily remotely through summer 2021, please email to set-up a virtual appointment

Mailing Address:

University of Mary Washington
Center for International Education
1301 College Avenue, Lee Hall, Rm. 433
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

In the event of an emergency abroad, students and parents should contact UMW Public Safety at (+001)540-654-1025. Collect calls are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Director of the Center for International Education

Dr. Jose A. Sainz
Lee Hall, Room 438
(540) 654-1261

Study Abroad Coordinator, Independent Travelers
(semester & summer)

Jill Hyman
Lee Hall, Room 435
(540) 654-1434

Study Abroad Coordinator,
Faculty-led Programs

Sarah Moran
Lee Hall, Room 436
(540) 654-2172

International Student Advisor
Lee Hall, Room 439
(540) 654-1870

 Peer Advisors

Contact a Peer Advisor to learn how to start your education abroad journey!

Peer Advisors are education abroad alumni who represent a variety of majors and international experiences.

Request a Classroom Presentation – CIE Staff or Peer Advisors are available to make classroom presentations (even virtual ones!) highlighting education abroad opportunities and faculty-led programs.