Connect, explore, engage, and thrive in our Global Spartan community! International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) welcomes all students to join us. Connect globally and locally with international and U.S. students. Explore local culture and share about your own. Engage in opportunities to expand your worldview or develop leadership and intercultural communication skills. Thrive at SJSU knowing you are supported by all of us here at ISSS and our Global Spartan community!
Every Monday | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (PST) | Join us online at
Starting Monday, August 24, Global Connections will start up again for Fall 2020. Learn, explore, and connect with us! Learn more.
Thursday (iced) Tea Time
Every Thursday | 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PST) | Join us!
We're continuing our weekly meetups, so grab your iced tea or favorite refreshment and come hang out with us! Connect with other students in a casual environment. Be social while still practicing social distancing.
Engaging in Online Learning
Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 10:00 -11:30 a.m. (PST) |Register today!
Engaging in online learning can be isolating. You can figure things out on your own, but time is of the essence. You want the learning process to be efficient and effective. In this interactive session, you will learn about student support services that you may not know about, and how you can use them optimally. You will have the opportunity to share your specific struggles and have your questions answered.
Ghouls & Ghosts: Stories from Around the World
Thursday, October 15, 2020| 8:00-9:00 p.m. (PST) |Register today!
Know of a spooky tale from your home country? Want to hear ghost stories and learn about creatures from around the world? Join Global Leaders Neng & Mindy for some bone-chilling, creepy Halloween fun!
Spooky Movie Night
Friday, October 23, 2020| 7:30 p.m. (PST) |Register today!
Get into the spirit of Halloween and join Global Leaders Riya & Thi for a spooky movie! Registration is required.
Virtual Halloween Party
Thursday, October 29, 2020| 8:00-9:00 p.m. (PST) |Register today!
Celebrate Halloween with Global Leaders Song & Hazel, who are teaming up with Global Student Network (GSN) to bring you a spooky-good time! Virtual Halloween backgrounds or actual costumes encouraged!