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Staff : Erica Nikolaisen

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Erica Nikolaisen


422C Boucke Building
Advising by Appointment Only: Tuesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Thursday 9:00 am-12:00 pm.

Education Abroad Adviser


Erica Nikolaisen advises for Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and the Middle East

As an undergraduate student at New Mexico State University, Erica studied for a semester abroad in northern England. After graduating with a B.A. in Government and History she remained at New Mexico State University to earn a Master’s degree in Public Administration. During graduate school, Erica completed an internship in Oslo, Norway. Prior to becoming an Education Abroad Adviser at Penn State, she has worked in international education at both New Mexico State University and Texas Tech University. Erica is originally from New Mexico and enjoys traveling, living in new places, and helping students as they plan their own international experiences.

Meet with a Peer Adviser

Peer Advisers are available to meet with you about basic questions regarding the Education Abroad application process, scholarship opportunities, and other general information. They work from 11:00am – 4:00pm in Boucke 426A from Monday-Friday. You do not need an appointment to speak to a Peer Adviser. Walk-ins are welcomed!