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!
Featured Events & Programs
All times are listed in Pacific Time (PT).
Mindful Yoga: Your Self-Love Journey
Friday, May 20, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 PM | Virtual
Take a moment for yourself and de-stress during this particularly hectic time of the semester. This mindful yoga workshop gently guides you to be aware of the mind-body-heart connection. It supports you in connecting with LOVE within and around you and opening yourself to transformation. Please join us and bring your yoga mat for the workshop.
Feel free to leave your camera off and be comfortable in your own space.
Dr. Kyoung Mi Choi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at San Jose State University. She is a certified yoga teacher (RYT-200) who has been teaching mindfulness, meditation, and yoga since 2019.
Honoring our International Graduates
ISSS celebrates our graduating class of 2022 with an in-person celebration, a graduation gift, social media posts, and a celebration playlist of your favorite global music! Learn more.
Sprintax Nonresident Tax Overview for OPT/CPT (A)
May 17, 2022 | 9:30 AM PT/12:30 PM ET | Register here
This webinar is sponsored and run by Sprintax, and is not specific to SJSU students. Topics will include residency for tax purposes for OPT, federal tax withholding and treaty application, FICA taxes, and tax documents OPT students might need to fill out for their employer ahead of their employment.
Global Connections (Virtual)
Every Tuesday | 4:00-4:50 PM
Global Connections will return in fall! Connect, learn, and explore with us! Learn more.
Thursday Tea Time (Virtual)
Every Thursday | 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) | Join Tea Time!
We're meeting up during Spring Break (March 28)! Our peer-led weekly meetup is a great place to meet new people! Come hang out with fellow students, meet new people, relax, and have a good time.
Follow us on our blog, ISSS Views & News and @SJSUinternational on Instagram & Facebook.
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