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"Global learning leads to a more engaged and welcoming United States, more responsive and participatory government, and a more secure and peaceful world."  

- NAFSA: Association of International Educators


International Education Week is Celebrated Across All 64 SUNY Institutions Annually!

SUNY New Paltz:

Campus Scavenger Hunt

Monday, November 15 - Friday, Novemeber 19

Help us celebrate IEW on campus by participating in this year's scavenger hunt.  We want your selfies/ussies from around campus.  Share your pictures with the Center for International Programs!  Winners will be chosen on Friday, Novemeber 19.


Sojourner Truth Library will highlight books by international authors and books on various countries in honor of International Education Week You can stop by the Sojourner Truth Library to view their book display!  Sojourner Truth Library holds books on numerous countries, cultures, and histories Feel free to ask a librarian if you are interested in learning about a particular place or people! 


F-1 OPT Workshop: Application Basics

Monday, November 15, 2:00 pm, VH 210 

This workshop covers topics for students preparing to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), including eligibility factors and timing of application, considerations for travel and employment, and tips for preparing and mailing the OPT application.


Study Abroad General Info Session

Monday, November 15 at 1:30 pm via WebEx 

Register here


Study Abroad Summer Info Session

Wednesday, November 17 at 11:00 am via WebEx 

Register here


An evening with Elizabeth Allen: A discussion of U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities under the Biden Administration

Wednesday, November 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Webinar Registration 

Please join the Foreign Policy Association and the SUNY Global Engagement Program for the FPA-SUNY Global Engagement Program Speaker Series, “An evening with Elizabeth Allen: A discussion of US Foreign Policy Priorities under the Biden Administration,” delivered by Ms. Elizabeth Allen, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. 


Fulbright U.S. Student Program Info Session

Friday, November 19 at 10:00 am via WebEx 

Register here




Travel as a Political Act: A Conversation with Rick Steves - Capital Region study abroad group

Tuesday, November 16, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

To register for the event and submit your questions, please click here.

Join us in a conversation with popular public television host, travel writer, and activist, Rick Steves, to learn how Americans can broaden their perspectives through travel and create impactful change while at home and abroad. Rick Steves will highlight how international travel is more than just site seeing and trying new foods, but an opportunity for students to be Global Citizens and make a positive difference in the world.


Virtual Workshop with Art Serratelli, Immigration Attorney - SUNY Albany

Tuesday, November 16, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 947 6240 5545 
Passcode: 911344 

It’s never too early to plan for your immigration future! Learn more about employment based visa options after graduation. Both enrolled students and students on OPT and STEM OPT are encouraged to attend. 

Arthur Serratelli, Esq.—from Serratelli Mijal PLLC —will provide international students with information and resources on employment based visa options beyond F-1 OPT and J-1 Academic Training.  Immigration Art has been working with the UAlbany international community for the last 13 years, and we are happy to welcome him back! Join ISSS and Art virtually during International Education Week. 


How to Use your Global Experiences To Reach Your Personal and Career Goals - Alumni Panel with SUNY Oneonta

Wednesday, November 17, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Click here to join the meeting


International Service with Peace Corps with SUNY Geneseo

Thursday, November 18  2:30 pm

Click here to register for the event. Registration is required. 


Post-baccalaureate International Fellowships & Scholarships Geneseo

Thursday, November 18 4:00 pm

Click here to register for the event. Registration is required 


Global Folk Dancing- Buffalo State

Thursday, November 18, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join here


UN Sustainable Development Goals Spotlight Series featuring SUNY Oneonta President, Dr. Alberto Cardelle

Thursday, November 18, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Click here to join the meeting





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