About Us


Classroom Office Bldg., Room 176

2200 169th Street

Hammond, IN 46323-2094


For local calls, please dial:

(219) 989-2082


For international calls, please dial:

1-800-HI-PURDUE, or


Extension 2082




Marsha Gordon

Marsha Gordon

Director of Immigration Services

(219) 989-2559


Marsha has fifteen years of work experience with Purdue University Calumet international students. Beginning in Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate School, her interest in this field has grown with the growth of the student population. Her special interest In the area of immigration compliance has given her the unique opportunity to learn about cultures and people from every corner of the globe, right from the comforts of her own office. Marsha has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master’s of Science in Education, College Student Personnel Administration from Indiana University.

April Valentine

April Valentine

Assistant Director for Immigration

& Education Abroad

(219) 989-2905


While teaching English in France, April decided to pursue a career in international education. As Immigration Adviser for PUC, she processes documents to help students apply for visas, and handles any immigration inquiries. April graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and has a Master’s degree in French.

Janice Novosel

Janice Novosel

Immigration Assistant

(219) 989-2082


Janice assists the International Students and Scholars program with current and prospective international students. Having worked at Purdue University Calumet for over 13 years, she is happy to apply her academic background and office experience to her role of immigration assistant. She is a PUC alumnus with an associate’s degree in humanities.


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