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).

De-Stress for Academic Success

Check out our De-stress page for upcoming events, tips, and resources!

  • FREE De-Stress Kits: Nov. 29-Dec. 2 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at ISSS while supplies last! Limited number of free yoga mats as well.
  • De-Stress & Self-Connect through Mindful Yoga
    • Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Virtual Event | Register today!
    • Facilitated by Dr. Kyoung Mi Choi
    • Limited supply of free yoga mats during De-Stress kit pick up (see above)
  • Follow @SJSUinternational on Instagram for daily tips during finals week!

Celebrate! Honoring International Graduates

We look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our graduating international students! Join in our virtual celebration and follow us on Instgram as we honor our students.

  • Virtual Celebration: December 17, 2021 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Learn more.
  • See videos from previous graduation celebrations.

2021 Holiday Plans Survey

Winter holidays are coming soon, and ISSS wants to know how we can help support international students during the long winter break. We know that many of you who are currently in the U.S. may not be able to travel home for the holidays this year, given the global pandemic. Please take a few moments to fill out this brief survey so we can better understand how we can support you!


Weekly Events

Global Connections (Virtual)

Every Tuesday | 4:00-4:50 PM | Join Global Connections!

Join us for our final Global Connections of the fall on November 30, 2021. We'll practice de-stressing by taking a study break and playing games together.

Thursday Tea Time (Virtual)

Every Thursday | 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) | Join Tea Time! 

Our peer-led weekly meetup continues throughout summer! Come hang out with fellow students, meet new people, relax, and have a good time. Are you going to be starting SJSU in the fall? Bring your favorite beverage!


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