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Office Staff & Contact Information

During the fall and spring semesters the International Center office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. In the summer, we follow the campus summer schedule and are open Monday-Thursday 8am-5:30pm and Friday 8-11:30am.

The International Center is located in 218 Dinkins Hall. You can contact email our office at or phone us at 803-323-2133. 

We are here to help with any information you may need about being an international student at Winthrop or if you are interested in studying abroad. Please contact us with any questions you may have. If you need to meet with one of the staff members, please contact us for an appointment.

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International Center Staff

Dr. Leigh Poole
Director of the International Center and Assistant Professor 

Lindsey  Hill
Lindsey Wallace Hill
Assistant Director
and International Student Advisor
LeAnn Lowrey
International Tutor
Jennifer Sandler
Study Abroad Coordinator
Virginia H. Tawse
Office Manager

Standard Mail:

The International Center of Winthrop University
701 Oakland Avenue, 218 Dinkins Hall
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733 USA

Express Mail (FedEx, DHL, etc.) and packages:

Winthrop University
The International Center
349 Columbia Ave
Rock Hill SC 29733

Phone and Fax:

+1 (803) 323 2133 - (Phone)
+1 (803) 323 2340 - (Fax)

If you have an emergency situation after business hours and need to contact the University, please contact Campus Police at +1 (803) 323-3333.


General information, international student inquiries, or immigration questions contact

Study Abroad and National Student Exchange inquiries contact

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Thank you for your interest in Winthrop University and the International Center!

International Center
701 Oakland Avenue
218 Dinkins Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2340 (fax)
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