To contact us please call 916-558-2486 or email us:

Staff Summer Office Hours (June – July) may vary.

  • Deborah Gambrell

    Deborah Gambrell


    Welcome to Sacramento City College International Student Center. My name is Deborah Gambrell, Coordinator/Counselor for the International Student Center since 2012. I have worked as an Academic Counselor at Sacramento City College since 1991 and feel honored in assisting students reach their academic goals.

    We provide support with all academic, career, and crisis-counseling needs. We are unique in that our office is a One-Stop Center so there is minimal need to go elsewhere for additional services regarding document processing or academic guidance.

    We hope your stay with us will bring you closer in building new friendships with other students, both domestic and international. This experience hopefully will increase your cultural knowledge of the U.S. as well as sharing your culture with us. Our goal is to minimize your stress and maximize your learning experiences. Enjoy your stay and let us know if we can better assist you.

    *My Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30

  • Mayra J. Jimenez

    Mayra J. Jimenez

    Student Personnel Assistant/DSO

    Hello! My name is Mayra Jimenez. I work as the International Student Center Student Personnel Assistant and DSO. I have worked in the Counseling – International Student Center since 1995. I immigrated from Nicaragua and understand the diverse needs of international students. I also speak Spanish, ”Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos”.

    *My Hours: Monday – Friday / 9:00am-5:00pm

  • Monica Souza

    Monica Souza

    Student Personnel Assistant/DSO

    I have worked at Sacramento City College (SCC) since 1993 and transferred into the International Student Center in 2011. As a second generation Portuguese-American, I am committed to the diversity that enhances our life in the US and I believe in lifelong learning; proven, as I obtained my Bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies at CSUS in 2014. I am also an SCC Alumni; Class of 2000, and an ARC Alumni; Class of 1993. My motto in life is: Live, Love, Laugh & Learn.


    *My Hours: Monday-Friday / 7:30am-4:00pm