ISP Workshops and Events

  • These events are open to all F-1 visa students at De Anza College. 
  • Additional events may be added, so check this page regularly. Dates, times and locations may change; we will make every effort to keep these listings up-to-date.
  • No more than 50 people may attend each workshop. If attendance exceeds 50, we will ask additional attendees to join the next available workshop instead.

Fall Quarter 2022

Week Six:  Oct. 31–Nov. 4

Tuesday, Nov.1:  10 a.m. Pacific Time

ISP - CSU Application Workshop

This workshop will cover following topics:

  • Review procedures and requirements for your CSU applications.
  • How to submit the CSU application
  • Specific procedures and deadlines for De Anza students
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


Tuesday, Nov. 1:  9 a.m - noon Pacific Time

De Anza Health Service - On-Campus Vaccination Event For International Students

De Anza Student Health Services will host an on-campus Vaccination Event for international students.

  • Location: Student Health Services Office – Campus Center (downstairs), Room 166
  • More information: Call 408.864.8732 or email deanzahealthservices@deanza.edu 

Important: 

  • You must register for the fall 2022 quarter and have paid your health fees in order to be seen for this event.
  • You must submit a negative COVID-19 test to be seen.

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Wednesday, Nov. 2:  4 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP - F-1 Exit Workshop
  • This workshop will cover topics relating to exiting De Anza including: graduating or completing a program, transferring to another school, and leaving De Anza without completing a program/degree.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE

Week Seven:  Nov. 7–11

Monday, Nov. 7:  11 a.m. Pacific Time

Meet with Menlo College Representative to Learn more about International Transfer Student Cost Matching Program
  • Location: De Anza ISP Office. Please check in with ISP front desk.
  • role="presentation" dir="ltr">Menlo College will match the out-of-pocket costs for all eligible international students transferring from a University/College in the United States.

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Tuesday, Nov. 8:  10 a.m. Pacific Time - CANCELED

ISP - Ed Plan and Registration Workshop – Get Priority Registration!
  • An educational plan is a requirement if you want to get and keep priority registration. It's also a road map that makes it easier to be sure you're on the right track to meet your academic goals.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

CANCELED


Tuesday, Nov. 8:  9 a.m.-noon Pacific Time

De Anza Health Service - On-Campus Vaccination Event For International Students

De Anza Student Health Services will host an on-campus Vaccination Event for international students.

  • Location: Student Health Services Office – Campus Center (downstairs), Room 166
  • More information: Call 408.864.8732 or email deanzahealthservices@deanza.edu

Important: 

  • You must register for the fall 2022 quarter and have paid your health fees in order to be seen for this event.
  • You must submit a negative COVID-19 test to be seen.

 CLICK FOR EVENT FLYER


Thursday, Nov. 10:  1-3 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP Chill & Chat Event
  • Stay connected and make friends!
  • Stop by the ISP office to meet your ISP team and other students.
  • Plus enjoy FREE coffee and a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich!
  • Location: ISP Office (2nd Floor RSS Building)

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Friday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day holiday – no classes; offices closed.

Week Eight:  Nov. 14–18

Tuesday, Nov. 15:  10 a.m. Pacific Time

ISP - CSU Application Workshop - Rescheduled

This workshop will cover following topics:

  • Review procedures and requirements for your CSU applications.
  • How to submit the CSU application
  • Specific procedures and deadlines for De Anza students
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


 Tuesday, Nov. 15:  3 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP - Ed Plan and Registration Workshop – Get Priority Registration!
  • An educational plan is a requirement if you want to get and keep priority registration. It's also a road map that makes it easier to be sure you're on the right track to meet your academic goals.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


Tuesday, Nov. 15:  5 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP - Employment Workshop
  • Overview of the different employment types avaiable for F-1 VISA students at De Anza.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


Wednesday, Nov. 16:  11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Pacific Time

Meet With Cal State East Bay Representative
  • Location: De Anza ISP Office. Please check in with ISP front desk.

role="presentation" dir="ltr">Meet with the Cal State East Bay representative to know more about the GLOBAL HONORS SCHOLARSHIP.

A limited number of non-renewable awards of $2,200+ for one year of study at Cal State East Bay for undergraduate students who:

  • Apply to and/or enroll at Cal State East Bay as an undergraduate student for Fall 2023
  • Have a minimum 3.3 grade point average
  • Have completed fewer than 75 semester units at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial need

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Wednesday, Nov. 16:  1:30 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP - UC Application Workshop

The workshop will cover these topics:

  • Overview of the UC Transfer Admission Planner
  • How to submit the UC application
  • Specific procedures and deadlines for De Anza students
  • Question and Answer period at the end of each session
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


Thursday, Nov. 17:  4 p.m. Pacific Time

ISP - Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop & Panel Discussion

Learn information on Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT), including:

  • who's eligible to apply, when and how to apply, reporting requirements while on OPT, types of employment permitted, and more. The workshop will be followed by a panel discussion with F-1 students currently working on OPT.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE

Week Nine:  Nov. 21–25

ISC + ISP UC Last Minute Sessions

(You may click the counselor's name to schedule an appointment with them)

ISC (International Student Club) and ISP will do a joint event for next week to help students with any last minute UC Application questions that you may have. The goal is to have students be able to sign up and come in to speak with a counselor for any last minute questions about the application.

Monday, November 21st from 2:00-4:30,
Online and In-Person Available

In person:

Denica from 2:00-4:30

Noemi from 3:00-4:00 

Online:

Manija from 2:00-4:00

CLICK TO DROP IN VIA ZOOM

Tuesday, November 22nd from 10:00 – 12:30,
Online Available Only

Denica 10:00-12:30,

Trisha 10:00-12:30

CLICK TO DROP IN VIA ZOOM


Week Ten:  Nov. 28–Dec. 2

Thursday, Dec. 1:  10 a.m. Pacific Time

ISP - F-1 Exit Workshop
  • This workshop will cover topics relating to exiting De Anza including: graduating or completing a program, transferring to another school, and leaving De Anza without completing a program/degree.
  • Please register for the workshop via the link below. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

RSVP HERE


Thursday, Dec. 1:  1:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Strategies for Academic Success Workshop

This workshop was designed to improve your learning skills and help you achieve your academic goals. The workshop will covered following topics:

  • Study Skills
  • Stress Management Skills
  • Time Management Skills

RSVP HERE

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Week Eleven:  Dec 5–9

Wednesday, Dec. 7:  from 2 pm to 4 pm

ISP Holiday Celebration Event

Come celebrate the holidays with us at ISP, you're invited!

  • Free cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.
  • Creating blessing cards or tags for friends, family, and yourself. These tags will be displayed on the ISP Christmas Tree. (Cards and tags will be available)
  • Location: ISP Office (2nd Floor RSS Building)

We look forward to seeing you!

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Week Twelve:  Dec. 12–16

No events scheduled at this time.

Week Thirteen:  Dec. 19–23

No events scheduled at this time.

Week Fourteen:  Dec. 26–30

No events scheduled at this time.


Join Us For Our Next Event!

ISP coordinates a variety of activities and special events throughout the year, from small social gatherings to large events like the new student orientation and the annual spring transfer fair.

Regularly Scheduled Workshops

Topic Description
UC Applications Review procedures and requirements for your UC applications. Offered in fall quarter only.
CSU Applications Review procedures and requirements for your CSU applications.  Offered in fall quarter only.
Common Application/Private & Out-of-State Applications Review procedures and get help completing the Common Application for private and out-of-state universities.
Exit Workshop Is this your last quarter at De Anza?  Learn the steps F-1 student MUST follow when exiting De Anza.
F-1 Immigration Q&A When it comes to your visa status, DON'T rely on your friend's advice.  Get updates and answers to questions about your F-1 status from ISP immigration advisors.
F-1 Employment Overview of the different types of on and off campus employment available to F-1 students, including the basics of CPT and OPT.  Note: This is an informational workshop, not a job fair or placement service.
Education Plan Workshop Create or update your Ed Plan with guidance from an ISP counselor.  Get a head start on class selection for next quarter and check your progress toward transfer. 
TAP/TAG ISP counselors explain the UC TAP (Transfer Admission Planner) and TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee). Offered in spring quarter only.
Health Insurance Q&A Learn the basics your health insurance plan (coverage, fees, claims, etc.) and ask your questions.
Writing tips for Personal Statements & Scholarships

Get tips and guidance for writing scholarship applications & personal statements.

Looking for TAG or TAP Information?

Download this presentation on the UC TAP and TAG programs, prepared by De Anza's ISP staff.


Meet With University Representatives 

The ISP office regularly hosts admissions representatives from a variety of CSU, UC, private and out-of-state universities. These representatives come to our office for one-on-one advising sessions with F-1 visa students attending De Anza.

You can also check the website for De Anza's Transfer Center to learn about resources and university visits for the general population.

If you are a representative from a university looking to connect with the De Anza ISP office to schedule a visit or inquire about our transfer fair, please email Lynn Ling at linglynn@deanza.edu 


International Transfer Fair

Every spring, the International Student Programs offices at De Anza and Foothill College host a transfer fair on each campus. Representatives from more than 70 universities, including most of the UC and CSU campuses, attend the fairs each year. 


Highlights of Previous Events

Below you'll find highlights of some of our recent cultural, social and educational events. Click on any photo to view in full-size, or click on the red arrows to advance the gallery.

Cultural Events

From the Thanksgiving Feast to the Lunar New Year Celebration, ISP is committed to engaging students in the sharing of cultures.  These events are free and open to all international students to enjoy and learn about the traditions of their diverse classmates.

Social Activities

The De Anza experience for international students includes much more than classes and studying.  ISP hosts a range of activities for new and continuing students to get to know the campus and surrounding community, make friends, and just relax and have fun.  Activities include tours of university campuses like UC Berkeley, trips to Apple Park and downtown San Jose, and pastimes like bowling and mini golf.  On-campus activities include movie days, scavenger hunts, and the International Soccer Tournament.  Students can check emails and the ISP Facebook page for upcoming events.

International Delegations

International Student Programs at De Anza College welcome delegations or visitors for short-term campus visits to promote collaborative relationships with strategic partners from around the world.  We ensure that visitors are well-received and treated with culturally appropriate courtesies while on our campus.

Transfer Fair

 
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