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Ban Faris
Ban.Faris@asu.edu
(480) 727-2628
Specialist Senior, International Students

International Student Resources

International student? This is your hub for Fulton Schools resources. Can’t find something you need? Let us know.

I am here to help. Ask me!

Ban Faris
Ban.Faris@asu.edu

(480) 727-2628
Specialist Senior, International Students

We are committed to the academic success of our international students

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is committed to the success of our students as they prepare to solve the problems of the future.  Our students who come from countries throughout the world are an integral part of our diverse community, contributing to building knowledge and understanding in an inclusive and supportive environment.

We are here to assist international students as they navigate the challenges of living and studying in a new country and culture through resources and opportunities designed to help them succeed.

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Upcoming events

Join us! We offer events to help you succeed at Career Fairs, CPT and OPT informational sessions, and open sessions where you can get answers your own questions.

Fall 2020

— Events

EventsDate & Time
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Post-OPT is a work benefit opportunity to gain off-campus work experience and is requested to be used after the completion of a degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/91134207002
Thursday, September 17, 2020
11 AM – 12 PM
International Resource Session

The Polytechnic Advising office, through the International Student Committee, is planning an event/resource session to give our international students that are attending remotely for the Fall ’20 semester a chance to meet with some representatives for their resources

Offered via Zoom. Session link coming soon.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a type of off-campus employment authorization for F-1 students who must complete an internship course in order to graduate from their current degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/95401134944
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
2 - 3 PM
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Post-OPT is a work benefit opportunity to gain off-campus work experience and is requested to be used after the completion of a degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/93713126531
Thursday, October 1, 2020
3 - 4 PM
Focus Group Workshop - How can I help you?
Sponsor students

Ask Ban Faris, International Student Support Specialist, Senior

Bring your questions and join us!

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/j/94941949451
Monday, October 12, 2020
1 - 2 PM
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a type of off-campus employment authorization for F-1 students who must complete an internship course in order to graduate from their current degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/92916171003
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
3-4 PM
Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Workshop for FSE International Residential Students

Fulton Schools is offering a special presentation about International Students FURI info.
What is FURI? Research Initiative (FURI) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience.
Join us to explore research opportunities. Learn how to get started, find research opportunities, and more at the Undergraduate Research site.

Offered via Zoom. Session link coming soon.
Date and time to be determined.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Post-OPT is a work benefit opportunity to gain off-campus work experience and is requested to be used after the completion of a degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/98874566191
Friday, October 23, 2020
3-4 PM
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Post-OPT is a work benefit opportunity to gain off-campus work experience and is requested to be used after the completion of a degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/98677176829
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
2-3 PM
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a type of off-campus employment authorization for F-1 students who must complete an internship course in order to graduate from their current degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/96674886285
Thursday November 12, 2020
2-3 PM
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Post-OPT is a work benefit opportunity to gain off-campus work experience and is requested to be used after the completion of a degree program.

Offered via Zoom at https://asu.zoom.us/s/97484210712
Friday,November 20, 2020
4-5 PM

I am here to help. Ask me!

Ban Faris

Ban.Faris@asu.edu
(480) 727-2628
Specialist Senior, International Students

I am so proud of you for majoring in engineering. I know this program can be challenging, but I am here for you if you need any help or if you have any questions regarding your academic status, immigration status, I-20, or any other questions.

Together we can create a community of successful learners. Communication is our greatest strength, as we hope you are willing to keep it up to help you achieve your goal to earn a degree from the Fulton Schools and Arizona State University.

Please feel free to email me or visit me in the Engineering Academic and Student Affairs Office in the Brickyard building (6th floor, Room 604).

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Ban Faris
Specialist Senior, International Students

Ban.Faris@asu.edu
(480) 727-2628

I am so proud of you for majoring in engineering. I know this program can be challenging, but I am here for you if you need any help or if you have any questions regarding your academic status, immigration status, I-20, or any other questions.

Together we can create a community of successful learners. Communication is our greatest strength, as we hope you are willing to keep it up to help you achieve your goal to earn a degree from the Fulton Schools and Arizona State University.

Please feel free to email me or visit me in the Engineering Academic and Student Affairs Office in the Brickyard building (6th floor, Room 604).