SDSU International Student Center

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Welcome to the International Student Center (ISC) at San Diego State University - offering a full range of programs and services to foster student success,advance intercultural awareness and international good will. Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University (SDSU) has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 84 areas, master's degrees in 76 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's appro

Operating as usual

Photos from SDSU International Student Center's post 09/09/2022

Our second social hour of the semester was a blast! Be sure to mark your calendars for the next one on Friday, September 23rd at 12pm. This is a great way for new students to meet new people and maybe win some giveaways!

08/03/2022

The San Diego Psychic & Healing Arts Fair on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 is a psychic fair, health fair and wellness expo. It features psychics, healers, vendors and speakers. Experience readings and healings for yourself and/or buy gift certificates for your loved ones - astrology readings, tarot readings, energy healing. Shop crystals and gemstone jewelry.

Note:

Early Bird Tickets are FREE. Tickets are $10 at the Door. Ages 12 and under are FREE. Admission includes access to the exhibit hall & all speakers.

08/03/2022
08/03/2022

Please remember to bring your passport, DS-2019, and copy or screenshot of your I-94 for the Check-In Reception session at the ISC.

After you enter the U.S., an electronic record of your admission, known as the I-94, will be created. Retrieve a copy of your I-94 by visiting the CBP website and clicking on "Get Most Recent I-94" and following the steps.

07/26/2022

If you have any questions, please check our ISC linktree in our bio.

07/26/2022

Please remember to bring your passport, I-20, and copy or screenshot of your I-94 for the Check-In Reception session at the ISC.

After you enter the U.S., an electronic record of your admission, known as the I-94, will be created. Retrieve a copy of your I-94 by visiting the CBP website and clicking on "Get Most Recent I-94" and following the steps.

07/26/2022

SDSU and the International Student Center (ISC) will welcome 700+ new International Students for the Fall 2022 semester! Help them get acquainted with SDSU by volunteering during the International Student Welcome Reception and events. As noted on the dates below, mandatory volunteer training will take place a week before events.

Dates:

Mandatory Volunteer Training: Friday August 12 @11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

ISC Welcome Lounge: Monday August 15 - Thursday August 18 @1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

New International Student Check-In and Reception (Orientation day): Friday August 19

Other optional activities:
- Aztec Night event: Saturday August 20
- Aztec Night event: Sunday August 21

Please select the day(s) and time(s) that you want to volunteer.

07/19/2022

On Friday, July 22, the ISC office will be physically closed, but all online services will still be available.

07/04/2022

As a reminder, Independence Day will be observed by the university on Monday, July 4.

Due to the holiday, the campus will be closed. There will also be no instruction.

07/04/2022

OPT applications are being accepted for students who will finish their degrees this SUMMER (Session 1 and Session 2/T1) and Masters students who need to apply for OPT based on a Summer end date. The first step in the application process is to attend an ISC OPT Application Review Session.
For more information please visit the ISC's OPT webpage, where you can view the OPT Calendar and sign up to attend a session.

07/04/2022

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please check the page!
Please note J-1 Exchange students only need to complete the ISC Orientation link in our bio!

06/28/2022

NEW F-1 International Student Pre-Arrival Requirements: do you have questions about your international student pre-arrival requirements? Meet the International Student Center Staff for a virtual session where we will review your F-1 visa and pre-arrival requirements.

WHEN: Friday, July 8th at 7am PST (San Diego time)
You must REGISTER to attend this session.

Zoom ID: 89286398136

Please note the J-1 Information session is coming soon.

06/28/2022

This group is for incoming international students to search for available housing options off-campus. Current SDSU students planning to go abroad and planning to sub-lease their room to international students are also welcome.

06/25/2022

Join us back at Holy Matcha (San Diego’s first matcha cafe) in North Park on Sunday, June 26th from 11 AM to 2 PM for pups, picnics, matcha, and more.
Location: 3118 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104
Please note:
*This is a FREE event open to the public.
*Dogs must remain on-leash.
*Owners are responsible for their own dogs.
*We reserve the right to ask dogs to leave if play gets unsafe.
Check for more information!

06/21/2022

Hello Everyone!

The ISC offers In-Person Open Advising Hours! In-Person Open Advising is offered every Tuesday 2:00 pm-3:30 pm; if you cannot attend our In-Person Open Advising, no worries! You are welcome to attend Virtual Open Advising on Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm.

Check out the ISC homepage for more info.

Link in our profile!

06/15/2022

OPT applications are being accepted for students who reported graduation or program completion for this Spring 2022 semester. The first step to apply for OPT is to attend an ISC OPT Application Review Session, available from now through the beginning of July. For more information please visit the ISC's OPT webpage, where you can view the OPT Calendar and sign up to attend a session.

05/05/2022

Hello, everyone!!

We hope you guys are all good and getting prepared for finals 🔥😬

This Friday, we'll have the LAST coffee hour ☕hosted by Danielle Zhang + Art & Culture !!

Join us to get explore the Chinese art together 👀 🇨🇳
It’s also a good opportunity to get some rest from schoolwork and some socialization!

Here is the information.
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Date & Time: Friday, May 6th, 12 noon - 1pm.
Location: ISC (International Student Center)

Chinese snacks 🇨🇳 will be provided😋
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We're looking forward to seeing y'all and have a great week!!

05/05/2022

Reminder!

All exams will take place during the times listed below. No final examination shall be given to individual students before the regular time. Any student who finds it impossible to take a final examination on the date scheduled must make arrangements with the instructor to have an incomplete grade reported and must take the deferred final examination within the time allowed for making up incomplete grades.

04/27/2022

Come enjoy a painting experience provided by an artist instructor with snacks and refreshments. Hangout and follow along with tips and tricks to ensure you make a masterpiece! Seating is limited; first come, first served.

04/25/2022

Ready for finals?!

Join us as we countdown!

Paint space themed wooden figures and take them home!

Scantrons and bluebooks are also available!

04/25/2022

F-1 undergraduate and graduate students completing their program at SDSU in either May 2022 or August 2022 are invited to ISC's F-1 International Student Graduation Ceremony!

Register at  bit.ly/ISCF1grad2022 by May 4 to receive a certificate and ISC-branded gift!

See you there!

Photos from SDSU International Student Center's post 04/25/2022

Happy Monday✨

Here is the next upcoming Coffee Hour ☕️ hosted by VSA 🇻🇳(Vietnamese Student Association)

Comedown to Vietnamese coffee hour to know their cultures and hangout with people 🗣‼️


Vietnamese Snack might be provided 🤭✨(TBA)

Please check out below and put it into your schedule!!

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Host: Vietnamese Student Association

Location: ISC (International Student Center)

Date&Time: 4/29/2022 @12-1pm
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Have a great weekends and see you there 🇻🇳☕️

sdsu

04/20/2022

Graduate Students are invited to Aztec Lanes for a FREE evening of bowling fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy Oggi's Pizza, on us!

See you there!

Photos from SDSU International Student Center's post 04/19/2022

The International Student Advisory Board advocates for international students, and works to amplify the voice of international students at SDSU.

They will be introducing themselves and are curious to hear from you about your experiences at SDSU!

See you there!

04/19/2022

On April 20-A judgment free space to unpack white supremacy, anti-Blackness, and racism - and to grow in yourself
Zoom Code: 814 8545 3007

For questions and accommodations please contact [email protected]

04/13/2022

After another amazing event in the Commuter Resource Center, you find yourself locked inside!

With only an hour left before your next class, work together with your fellow commuter students to solve puzzles and challenges in order to escape!

Are you up for the challenge? Prizes for winners!

04/12/2022

After another amazing event in the Commuter Resource Center, you find yourself locked inside! With only an hour left before your next class, work together with your fellow commuter students to solve puzzles and challenges in order to escape! Are you up for the challenge? Prizes for winners!

04/12/2022

The International Student Hold has been added to Fall 2022 Registration in WebPortal. If you will study at SDSU in Fall and have not fulfilled the health insurance requirements for Fall 2022, please buy the JCB insurance or read the April 4 email for more info. Please note that after you complete the insurance requirement, it can take up to 5 business days to have the hold removed.

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Our Mission

The International Student Center (ISC) advances San Diego State University as a global learning community by serving as a crossroads for students from around the world seeking educational opportunities at SDSU, and for SDSU students seeking educational opportunities in other countries. The ISC offers a full range of programs and services to foster student success, global perspectives, intercultural awareness, and international good will.

Videos (show all)

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Busy day today for our International Exchange and Graduate students check in!!
These new Aztecs are ready for the best semester ever here #atSDSU
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In honor of all the Star Wars hype we would like to recognize SDSU alumni Kathleen Kennedy. #aztecs4life #sdsualumni

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5502 Canyon Crest Drive
San Diego, CA
92182

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm
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