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!
We're celebrating international education and cultural exchange througout the month of March! Visit our website to see how you can participate.
Every Monday | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (PT) | Join Global Connections!
Join our weekly Global Connections to meetup and connect with people from around the world, explore cultural topics, and learn tips for improving your overall well being. Open to all students. Learn more about Global Connections.
Thursday Tea Time
Every Thursday | 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) | Join Tea Time!
Our peer-led weekly meetup continues throughout spring semester. Come hang out with fellow students, meet new people, relax, and have a good time. Bring your favorite beverage!
Designed for international students, Beyond GSW is designed to help you navigate cultural, social, and academic transitions. Join our Cultural Conversations, get peer advice in our Global Leader Chats, and connect with resources in our ISSS Workshop series. Learn more about Beyond GSW.
Global Leader Chat: Study & Job Search Tips
Global Leader Chat: American Slang & Culture
Cultural Conversation: Exploring Social Justice
Work Visas Made Easy: Practical answers to work visas in the U.S.
Friday, February 26, 2021 | 1:00-2:30 p.m. (PT)
David Gluckman, an experienced immigration attorney who represents companies all over the U.S., processing work visas and green cards for international employees, is presenting a special webinar for SJSU international students. Topics he will discuss include Optional Practical Training (OPT), STEM extensions, H-1B visas (including the new electronic registration process), and other common work-visa options used by U.S. employers to hire international grads. He will also discuss issues regarding permanent-resident green cards for those who may qualify. There will be time for one-on-one questions and answers following the session.
Sprintax Tax Webinar for Non-Residents
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. (PT) | Register for tax webinar
Sprintax is offering a webinar for SJSU international students to explain tax requirements for non-residents and go over how to file your taxes. This webinar is hosted by Sprintax. View tax information.
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