International Student Branch


The goals of the International Student Branch are to provide a space for international students to come together as a community, help with reaching out to appropriate on-campus resources, advocate for international student needs at the administrator level and form a lasting infrastructure that will be an information hub and community.


Initiatives this semester:

(a) Conducting CSU International Alumni Panel
The international alumni panel is on March 2, 5:30-6:30 PM
(b) Creating a curated pdf containing links to on-campus resources
(c) Support International Students at department level
(d) Decrease the learning gap : check-out the following resources 

TILT: The Institute for Learning and Teaching

GRAD-580A2-001: Research Skills for Graduate Studies by Laurel Bond
Coursera : Learning How to Learn : Powerful mental tools to master your tough subject by Barbara Oakley
February agenda: 
Feb 08, 2021 – Discuss and update the new student orientation pdf
Feb 22, 2021 – Discussions on how to increase department level support for international students.


March agenda: 
Date TBD : VITA volunteers info. session on filing State Tax
Mar 08, 2021 Follow up with the International Alumni Panel. Guest : Alexandra Schweigert

Mar 22, 2021: Discussions on Race and Communication 

April agenda: 

April 5 – No meeting
April 19 – Discussions on Climate survey.
May 3 – COVID, DHS, Next year agenda discussions
May 17 – End of semester party


Bi-weekly on Mondays at 7 PM MT via Zoom

Zoom link:


We hope to see you at the next meeting:

Feb 8, 2021
Feb 22, 2021
Mar 8, 2021
Mar 22, 2021
Apr 5, 2021
Apr 19, 2021
May 3, 2021
May 17, 2021


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