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

Located at the Polytechnic Campus (5990 S Sterling Mall, Administration Building) on the following dates:

August 24

October 6

October 26

Located at the Polytechnic Campus (Sutton Hall, Room 230) on the following dates, 9 to 11 AM:

September 1

September 15

Fall 2022 Events

 

EventsDate & Time
Location
Coffee & Conversation with ISSC team
Come and ask us any questions!
Thursday, October 6
Noon - 1 PM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Cooley Ballroom A/B
Fall Break - Classes Excused/University open October 8 -12
International Students on Track to Graduate? What You Need to Know (Tempe Campus)
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,
October 17
11 AM - 12 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
951 S Palm Walk
Engineering Center F (ECF) 130
International Students on Track to Graduate? What You Need to Know (Polytechnic Campus) 
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)
Wednesday, October 26
11 AM - 12 PM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Santan Hall (SANTN) 335
CPT Application Process for Fulton International Students
Join your academic/career advisors in the Fulton College of Engineering to learn more about your college requirements when applying for Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
Thursday, October 27

Location: Virtual

 

Past Events

EventsDate & Time
Location
Fall 2022 International Arrival and Welcome (in-person)
Arizona State University hosts a number of arrival and welcome events for incoming international students. These informative and interactive programs offer an overview of a wide variety of topics to help you learn more about ASU.

Register here: https://admission.asu.edu/international/arrival

 
Graduate Students
Friday, August 12

Undergraduate
Monday,
August 15

Location:
Tempe Campus
New Student Orientation Sponsored Student Session
Join us to learn more about the guidelines regarding your sponsorship responsibilities. Get to know your support team here at ASU and how we can help.

Register here: https://admission.asu.edu/international/arrival
Monday,
August 15

Location:
Tempe Campus,
Memorial Union (MU)
Alumni Room

Welcome Fulton School of Engineering Students from India Wednesday, August 17
11 AM - Noon  

Location:
Tempe Campus
951 S Palm Walk
Engineering Center G (ECG) 101
Hot Topics for First-year International Students (Tempe):
Maintaining your academic standing and immigration status; Completing your SEVIS check-in; Academic Calendar Fall 2022; Tuition & Fees; 100% Refund Deadline; Working on-campus or off-campus; Academic integrity policy; Course Withdrawal policy and deadline; Holidays and spring break - traveling tips; Making appointments with advisors; Network and meet new friends.

Let us know how you are doing!
Wednesday, August 17
2 - 3 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
Student Services Building (SSV) Amphitheater,
1151 S Forest Ave #170
Hot Topics for First-year International Students (Poly):
Maintaining your academic standing and immigration status; Completing your SEVIS check-in; Academic Calendar Fall 2022; Tuition & Fees; 100% Refund Deadline; Working on-campus or off-campus; Academic integrity policy; Course Withdrawal policy and deadline; Holidays and spring break - traveling tips; Making appointments with advisors; Network and meet new friends.

Let us know how you are doing!
Wednesday, August 24
11 AM - 12 PM

Location: Polytechnic Campus,
Cooley Ballroom B
Get Ready for Career Fairs - CPT & OPT Overview (Tempe) 
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.

Agenda
10:00 AM - Create Your Technical Résumé
10:30 AM - Career Fair Strategies 
11:00 AM - Job Search: Handshake, LinkedIn, Student Orgs and more
11:20 AM - CPT & OPT Overview: Know your School’s and ISSC’s policies and procedures
11:45 AM - Questions & Answers

Tuesday,
August 30
10 AM - 12 PM 

Location:
Tempe Campus,  
Memorial Union (MU) La Paz 242
Get Ready for Career Fairs - CPT & OPT Overview (Poly) 
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.

Agenda
3:00 PM - Create Your Technical Résumé
3:30 PM - Career Fair Strategies 
4:00 PM - Job Search: Handshake, LinkedIn, Student Orgs and more
4:20 PM - CPT & OPT Overview: Know your School’s and ISSC’s policies, documents, and timeline
4:45 PM - Questions & Answers

Thursday, September 1
3 – 5 PM

Location: Polytechnic Campus,
Santan Hall (SANTN) 131
Sponsored Students, How Can I Help YOU? (Tempe)
Let’s build your checklist together and see where are we at and how you can reach your goals!  Topics may include CPT/OPT, academic progress, Fulton Difference opportunities, sponsorship questions, and more!
Friday,
September 9
2 – 3 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
951 S Palm Walk
Engineering Center F (ECF) 130
FURI/MORE Workshop for International Students (Tempe) 
What is FURI? The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience. Why should I 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. 
Monday, September 12
2 – 4 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
951 S Palm Walk
Engineering Center F (ECF) 130
Learn about FURI/MORE Research Opportunities (Poly campus)
Hosted by Ban Faris, International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC)
Present by Timothy Rooney, Associate Director, Academic and Student Affairs

Learn about FURI and MORE Research Opportunities (2 - 3 PM)
The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) enhances an undergraduate student’s engineering experience and technical education by providing hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research, and travel to national conferences. The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) is designed to enrich a graduate student’s engineering and technical graduate curriculum with hands-on lab experience and independent and thesis-based research.  

Question and Answer Session (3 - 4) PM
Presenters will also answer questions about the FSE student resources page, "Customize Your Experience," and off-campus authorization for international students (CPT & OPT).


Thursday, September 15
2 – 4 PM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Peralta Hall (PRLTA) 103, TBD 

Resources for your success

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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).