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International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) centralizes immigration advising resources and co-curricular support programming for international students and scholars on campus. Our goal is to serve the needs of our international students and scholars and to enhance their experience in the United States and to integrate them into our community, while also contributing to their success during their tenure at SJSU and beyond.

News & Updates

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Telephone Spoofing Scam--If you receive a call from the Department of Homeland Security requesting your personal information, please hang up immediately and block their number. Please also visit our Scam Alerts section on what you could do to prevent such calls. 
  • Global Spartan Welcome (GSW): Wednesday, January 15 (Grads) and Wednesday, January 22 (Undergrads)--Click here for more information. 
  • Post-OPT Workshops--January 29th, February 4, April 22, and May 6 from 2-4 pm in the ISSS first floor conference room.
  • Post-OPT Application Packet (I-765) Review Workshops--February 25, March 4, March 10, April 14, and May 14 from 2-4 pm in the ISSS first floor conference room. 
  • STEM-OPT Extension Zoom Workshops--February 13 and April 30 via Zoom. Zoom URLs can be found in the Google calendar to the right. 
  • December 2nd is the first day to submit RCL (reduced course load) & CPT applications for the Spring 2020 semester
  • Global Connections (formerly International Coffee Hour): Every Monday from 12 to 1 in Wellness Center Rm 122--Join our weekly Global Connections meetup to connect with people from around the world, explore cultural topics, and learn tips for improving your overall well being. Open to all students. Free coffee & snacks.