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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I am here to help.
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Ban Faris
[email protected]

(480) 727-2628

​Manager • International Students Scholar (DSO)

ISSC Liaison, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Ban Faris is available every Thursday of the Spring 2023 semester to help international students during office hours. She can provide information regarding international student visas, regulations, work authorization and more.

Thursdays

Jan. 19–Apr. 27, 2023

8:30–11 AM

1:30–3:30 PM

Administration Building (ADMIN) Room 150, 5990 S Sterling Mall

 

Spring 2023 Events

 

EventsDate & Time
Location
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

Monday, January 30
3 – 5 PM

Location: Polytechnic Campus,
Peralta Hall (PRLTA) 145
International Sponsored Students, How Can I Help YOU? (Tempe)
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!
Friday, February 3
3- 4 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
SSV Amphitheater
FURI/MORE Workshop for International Students (Polytechnic) 

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 a similar experience designed for graduate students.

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. 

Thursday, February 16
3 - 4:30 PM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Santan Hall (SANTN) 135
FURI/MORE Workshop for International Students (Tempe)

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 a similar experience designed for graduate students.

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. 
Wednesday,
February 27
3 - 5 PM

Location:
Tempe Campus
951 S Palm Walk
Engineering Center F (ECF) 130

Coffee & Conversation with ISSC team
Come and ask us any questions!
Thursday, March 2
Noon - 1 PM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Cooley Ballroom A
Spring Break - Classes Excused/University open March 5 - 12, 2023
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,
March 20
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)
Thursday, March 30
10:45 - 11:45 AM

Location:
Polytechnic Campus,
Peralta Hall (PRTLA) 130
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).
Wednesday, April 19
2 - 3 PM

Location: Virtual

 

Past Events

Resources for your success

Engineering Scholarships

Engineering’s Scholarship Portal will open for the 2023-24 academic year on November 1.  In advance of this, Engineering scholarships team will be hosting a series of Scholarship Workshops where students can:

  • Learn about scholarship opportunities open exclusively to Fulton Schools of Engineering Students
  • Get expert advice on building a competitive scholarship application
  • Explore additional scholarship and funding resources beyond Fulton

 

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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

[email protected]
(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

[email protected]
(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).