Available M–F, 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m. Arizona time
The Global Peer Mentor Program connects first-year international students with an experienced current ASU student as your Global Peer Mentor. Your mentor will meet with you regularly and answer any questions you have throughout your first semester at ASU to help guide you every step of the way. They will also show you everything the campus offers by taking you to student events and connecting you to various resources to help you transition into the ASU campus. Through this program, you will also have the opportunity to meet other first-year international students through group activities and events designed to help you get connected.
You need to enroll in Fall 2021 courses full-time to be assigned with a Global Peer Mentor. If you have any questions, you can contact us at InternationalWelcome@asu.edu.
The ISSC Fall 2021 International Student Career Development Program is a collaborative effort between the ISSC and ASU Career and Professional Development Services to provide career support for international students. Participants will learn about resume/cover letter writing, U.S. job search strategies, interview skills, professional networking skills, how to cultivate high-impact professional references, and so much more. Participants who attend at least three workshops and complete other program requirements will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the semester.
The Fall semester program focuses on getting hired on-campus as a student worker, and the Spring program will focus on off-campus internship/job search skills.
The F-1 Compliance Series offers F-1 students the opportunity to learn how to successfully maintain their immigration record. Topics include, but are not limited to, off-campus work authorization, requesting a reduced course load, and changing your degree program. Each session includes a question and answer period facilitated by ISSC staff. If you missed a webinar, you may visit the ISSC YouTube page to view the recordings.
The Living in the U.S. Workshop Series offers students and scholars the opportunity to learn about the U.S. way of life and all it has to offer. We will cover topics such as diversity and inclusion, U.S. healthcare, and exploring Arizona. Each webinar will include a question and answer period so that we can address any inquiries you may have. Don’t worry if you are unable to attend a webinar that interests you. Each webinar will be recorded and posted to the ISSC YouTube page.
Global Citizens are developed by exposing students to humanitarian issues which inspires them to facilitate change within their local communities.
First-Year Experience Programs are designed and developed for first-year undergraduate international students at Arizona State University. The programs promote a positive student experience both inside and outside of the classroom through strategic programming that emphasizes cultural integration including academic and social environment, personal connections, and personalized support. The programs also aim to create a safe space for students to ask questions, learn about ASU resources, and have the opportunity to design their own FiYE (First-Year Experience).
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