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ISSS Director's Welcome

Parinaz ZartoshtyDear International Students and Scholars,On behalf of all of us at ISSS, I welcome you to San Jose State University (SJSU), San Jose, California and the United States. Thank you for joining our vibrant and diverse community! We commend you on your decision to take steps to continue your education and/or research outside of your home country. You are taking the initial steps in becoming more globally engaged and a global citizen.Please know that all of us at International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) are here to support you throughout your time here at SJSU and beyond. Our goal, on a daily basis, is to ensure your success and make certain you are feeling well supported. As such, please don’t hesitate to reach out at any point in time (i.e. #talktous).We also acknowledge and appreciate the diversity of thought, innovativeness and the cultural enrichment you bring to an already diverse campus. All of us at ISSS look forward to serving your immigration and programming needs and enhancing your experience at SJSU. I look forward to meeting each and every one of you during your stay here. Once again, welcome to the Spartan family.

Parinaz Zartoshty, Ed.D.

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San José State University

One Washington Square
Student Union - CPGE
San Jose, CA 95192-0135

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9am – 4:30pm

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