Workshop Presentations

Supporting International Students:
A Half-Day Workshop for UCSB Administrators, Faculty, and Staff

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Student Resource Building MPR
Thank you for attending! Presentations are posted below.

The UCSB Office of International Students & Scholars invites you to learn about changes in immigration, campus policy, and culture that may change the way you interact with the growing UCSB community of international students and scholars. Coffee and refreshments served.

9:00  Director’s Welcome Simran Singh, Director, OISS

9:10  UCSB’s International Community by the Numbers Simran Singh, OISS [Directors Presentation Here]

9:3010:15 am    Supporting International Students’ Mental Health Yueh-Ching Hsu & Sophia Chang, CAPS [CAPS Presentation Here]

10:1510:30 am   introduction to the International Student Support Program (ISSP) Victoria Downs, Morneau Shepell [ISSP Presentation Here]


  • Cultural Support and Advising for Students through ISSP: Victoria Downs, Morneau Shepell
  • Employment Opportunities for International Students: Erik Williams, OISS
  • Introductions to J-1 Scholars and H1-B Hiring and Timing: Mavel Marina and Jason Hopkins, Kayleen McDonald, OISS


Downloadable Presentations

September 9, 2015: Supporting International Students Workshop

UCSB's International Community by the Numbers

Hiring International Students (UPDATED 12/07/2016)
- Link to W-4NR