International Student Resources

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

 

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Ban Faris
Ban.Faris@asu.edu

(480) 727-2628

​Manager • International Students Scholar (DSO)

ISSC Liaison, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Events

Date & Time
Location
International Sponsored Students, How Can I Help YOU? (Tempe campus)

Let’s build your checklist together and see where we are and how you can reach your goals! Topics may include CPT/OPT, academic progress, Fulton Difference opportunities, sponsorship questions, and more!
Wednesday,
February 9
1 – 2 PM

Location: Tempe Campus
Engineering Center F Wing (ECF) 130

Get Ready for Career Fairs - CPT & OPT Overview (Polytechnic Campus)

The Fulton Schools is offering a special presentation for international students on CPT and OPT policies and processes to help you prepare for the Career Fair. The following topics will be covered. You may stay for everything or just the sessions you are interested in.
Schedule of Topics
• 03:00 AM - Create Your Technical Résumé
• 03:30 AM - Career Fair Strategies
• 04:00 AM - Job Search: Handshake, LinkedIn, Student Orgs and more
• 04:20 AM - CPT & OPT Overview: Know your School’s and ISSC’s policies, documents, and timeline
• 04:45 AM - Questions & Answers
Thursday,
February 10
3 – 5 PM

Location:
Poly Campus
Santan Hall (SANTN) 122

FURI and MORE Workshop for International Students (Tempe campus)

What are FURI and MORE? The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience. The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical graduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience, faculty mentorship, and independent and thesis-based research.

Why should you do it? Having research experience will add value to your resume and increase your opportunity to find a job.

Join us to explore research opportunities, learn how to get started, get details about participating as an international student.

Friday,
February 11
2 – 3 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
Engineering Center F Wing (ECF) 130

FURI and MORE Workshop for International Students (Polytechnic campus)

What are FURI and MORE? The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience. The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical graduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience, faculty mentorship, and independent and thesis-based research.

Why should you do it? Having research experience will add value to your resume and increase your opportunity to find a job.

Join us to explore research opportunities, learn how to get started, get details about participating as an international student.
Wednesday,
February 16

2 – 3 PM
Location:
Poly Campus
Santan Hall (SANTN) 122

Customize Your Experience Questions and Answers (Polytechnic campus)

Come ask your questions about the FSE Student Resources page, “Customize Your Experience and learn more about off-campus employment authorization for international students (CPT & OPT)


Wednesday,
February 16
3 – 4 PM

Location:
Poly Campus
Santan Hall (SANTN) 122

International Student Social
Come meet other international students, learn about resources at ASU, have dinner, ask questions of staff members, and socialize with friends!

Hosted by Undergraduate Student Government
Tuesday,
February 22
5 - 7 PM

Location :
Poly campus
Cooley Ballrooms
Spring Break – Classes Excused/University Open


March 6 – 13
Coffee & Conversation with ISSC team
Come and ask us any questions
Wednesday,
March 23
Noon - 1 PM

Location:
Poly Campus
Cooley Ballroom
CPT Application Process for Fulton Students
Join your academic/career advisors at the Fulton Schools of Engineering to learn more about your college requirements when applying for CPT.
Monday,
April 4th
4:30-5:00 PM - Virtual

International Students on Track to Graduate?
What You Need to Know: Reduced Course Load (RCL), sponsor letters, transcripts, Medical/Compassionate Withdrawals, immigration status, and more! Bring your questions and join us!

Ask Ban Faris, Senior International Student Advisor (DSO)
Thursday,
April 7
11 AM - 12 PM

Location:
Poly campus
Santan Hall (SANTN) 122
International Students on Track to Graduate?
What You Need to Know: Reduced Course Load (RCL), sponsor letters, transcripts, Medical/Compassionate Withdrawals, immigration status, and more! Bring your questions and join us!

Ask Ban Faris, Senior International Student Advisor (DSO)
Monday,
April 11
11 AM - 12 PM

Location:
Tempe campus
ECF 130

Resources for your success

Screenshot of digital video guide homepage

New! International Digital Student Guide video series

Find out everything you’ll need to know about My ASU, Canvas, Zoom and more in English and in Chinese

ISSC YouTube channel
This resource includes video recordings of webinars and workshops previously offered during the past year. We hope you find this helpful as you continue to navigate life as an international student at Arizona State University.

I am here to help. Ask me!

Ban Faris

Ban.Faris@asu.edu
(480) 727-2628
Senior International Student Advisor

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).

Kae Sawyer

Ban Faris
Senior International Student Advisor

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).