Assistant Director, ISSA
Advises J-1 Exchange Visitors
Roy Bronkema is an Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Affairs and advises student, scholars and Notre Dame Staff members on immigration issues. His job involves assisting international students and scholars in getting in and out of the U.S. successfully, and to help make their transition to life in the United States a less stressful one. He also assists Notre Dame Faculty and staff in negotiating the often complex difficulties of bringing international citizens to work and study here at the University. In addition, Roy helps the University fulfill its reporting requirements to the U.S. government on the international students and scholars here.
Roy holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Grand Rapids Baptist College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has worked at Notre Dame in various capacities for 10 ½ years. He is an accomplished concert pianist and actor, and enjoy contributing in those capacities at the South Bend Civic Theatre, Clay High School, and other arts organizations in the South Bend area.