Global Spartan Month


Join us in celebrating international education and exchange throughout the month of March. Learn about new cultures and share your own. Discover opportunities to study abroad, make global connections and expand your worldview right here on campus. 

Global Spartan Month is for everyone. Learn, share and connect with our #GlobalSpartan community! 

Featured Events Workshops
Study Abroad & Away Opportunities for Faculty & Staff
Make Connections Photo Contest


Featured Events

Global Spartan Fair
Wednesday, March 4 | 11:00am - 2:00pm | Student Union Ballroom A & B
Expand your cultural horizons at the Global Spartan Fair. Connect with opportunities for study and work abroad, visit interactive language and cultural tables, and see the world through someone else’s lens with our Photo Contest winners. 

Holi Street Fair
This event has been cancelled.
Celebrate Holi with us through food (samosas and gulab jamun), music, and henna body art. This event is co-sponsored by Mosaic Cross-Cultural Center, Student Involvement, and ISSS.

Student Speaker Series: Ibtihaj Muhammad
This event has been postponed.
Wednesday, March 11 | 7:00pm | Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom
Ibtihaj Muhammad is an entrepreneur, activist, speaker and Olympic medalist in fencing. A 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, 5-time Senior World medalist and World Champion, in 2016, Ibtihaj became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics in hijab.
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Internationally Inspired Pancake Breakfast
This event has been postponed.
Sunday, March 15  | 9:30am - 12:30pm | International House
International House Residents are pleased to offer food and entertainment from around the world! This event is open to all SJSU faculty, staff and students, as well as the San Jose community. 

International Food Fair
This event has been cancelled.

Tuesday, March 24  | 2:00 - 4:00pm | 7th Street Paseo


Study Abroad & Away

CSU International Program Study Abroad Information Session
Thursday, March 5 | 2:00 - 3:00pm | Clark 412
Are you interested in studying abroad for a year? Add an international dimension to your education and your outlook by studying in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Middle East, or South America with CSU IP!

Summer School Abroad Information Session
This event has been cancelled.
Friday, March 13
| 2:00 - 3:00pm | Clark 412
Want to spend part of your summer abroad? Take classes with local and international students and fulfill SJSU's major, minor, general education, or area studies requirements! Summer School Abroad (SSA) opportunities in Cuba (Spanish Language only), England, Finland, Italy, Netherlands, and Slovenia.

Study Abroad and Away Information Session (multiple sessions)
Friday, March 6 | 10:00 - 11:00am | Clark 111
Friday, March 13 | 1:00 - 2:00pm | Clark 412 This event has been cancelled.
Wednesday, March 18 | 12:30 - 1:30pm | Clark 412 This event has been cancelled.
Wednesday, March 25 | 2:00 - 3:00pm | Clark 412 This event has been cancelled.
Ever thought about studying abroad? Whether you want to spend a year, a semester, or a few weeks becoming a global citizen, we have programs that will provide you with amazing opportunities to learn about different cultures and perspectives. 


Make Connections

Global Connections
Mondays, March 2-23| 12:00 - 1:00pm | Student Wellness Center 122
Join weekly Global Connections meetups to connect with people around the world. Topics include Fun and Games, Norwuz, Building Gratitude, and Spring Break in the U.S.
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Coffee Nights
Tuesdays, March 3-24  | 8:30 - 10:30pm | International House
New: March 10 Coffee Night is limited to I-House Residents only.
Coffee Night is a relaxed social gathering for I-House residents and visitors. 
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Networking Workshop Series
This event has been cancelled.

Wednesday, March 4-25 
 | 4:00 - 5:00pm | CPGE 1004 
Designed just for international students, this peer-led weekly meetup is a chance to socialize, develop your skills, gain confidence, and prepare for your future!
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Beyond F-1 Status
Thursday, March 12  | 4:00 - 5:30pm | Now Online!
Immigration attorney David Gluckman will be present about options beyond the F-1 visa.

Writing Workshop: PowerPoint Like a Pro
This event has been cancelled.
Thursday, March 19
 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | CPGE 1004
Slides and data visualizations can make or break your presentation. This workshop will teach design principles and introduce online tools for non-designers. Students should bring their own laptop.
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Opportunities for Faculty & Staff

Study Abroad and Away: Fundamentals for Faculty and Advisors
This event has been cancelled.
Wednesday, March 18
 | 2:00 - 3:00pm | Clark 412
Are you a faculty or staff member at SJSU? Do any of your students ever ask you about studying abroad? This session will help faculty and staff understand study abroad programs, policies, and procedures. Space is limited, so please RSVP by March 11.

International Opportunities for SJSU Faculty
This event has been cancelled.
Wednesday, March 18
 | 3:00 - 4:00pm | Clark 412
For faculty interested in establishing a faculty-led program to an international destination, or learning more about scholarly opportunities outside the U.S. Learn and network! Space is limited, so please RSVP by March 11.


Photo Contest

Share your unique cultural perspective. Submit original photography, vote on your favorite, and view the winning photos at the Global Spartan Month Fair. 
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