International Education Week

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). 

Global Connections (weekly)

Every Wednesday | 3:00-4:00 PM | August 24-November 30

Oct. 5: Meanings & Origins of American Idions & Slang (online)

Global Connections will return in fall with a new hybrid schedule. Connect, learn, and explore with us! Learn more.


Halloween Fun! Mini-pumpkin & Mask Decorating (in-person)

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 11:00 AM-1:00 PM | 7th St. Plaza (near Clark Hall)

Are you ready for some Halloween fun? ISSS wants to help you get into the Halloween spirit! Stop by our table on 7th St. Plaza on Monday, October 24th between 11:00-1:00 and decorate a mini pumpkin or mask for FREE! See you there!


Global Spartan Meetups (in-person)

Do you want to meet new people and make friends? Want to go to a big campus event, but don't want to go alone? Then join us, and we'll attend select campus events together! In October, we'll be participating in the very American tradition of Homecoming! Learn more about Homecoming on our blog.

Things to note about our Homecoming Meetups:

  • You don't have to be at the event the entire time; you can leave as you wish.
  • We request you be there within 30-minutes of the listed start time. If you're late, communicate with us via Instagram Live @SJSUinternational.

Homecoming Meetup Dates & Times (Click here to Sign Up!)

  • Fire on the Fountain: Oct. 27 (TH) | 5:00-9:00 PM
  • Student Tailgate Party: Oct. 29 (Sat) | 3:30-7:00 PM
  • Spartan Squad Charge & Football Game: Oct. 29 (Sat) | 6:30-9:00 PM


Follow us on our blog, ISSS Views & News and @SJSUinternational on Instagram & Facebook.