Academic Advisors

Undergraduate Student Advisor: Cassie Piotrowski

If you have questions about the Semester at SJSU (SAS) program, please contact Cassie.


Graduate Student Advisor: Julie Yang

If you are interested in applying to graduate programs and need advice and assistance, please contact Julie.


Kim Green is our Academic Coordinator for student issues.

If you have questions about your courses, please contact her by email.


Admissions Advisors

Admissions and Immigration Advising
Our Admissions Office is as diverse as it is experienced. Our admissions staff is glad to help you with your iGateways application, continuing student registration, or complex immigration questions. Please feel free to email your questions to

Laura Schilling, Enrollment Services Coordinator
Lo is well versed in all areas of Admissions, and is happy to answer your questions about the iGateways application process, SEVIS transfers, I-20’s and F-1 visa regulations. 

Simin Mulugeta, Admissions Coordinator
Simin is our expert immigration advisor. With over 22 years of experience, Simin is more than ready to help you with complicated immigration matters. 

Thao Phan, Global Partners Coordinator
Specializing in health insurance and continuing student registration, Thao is also available to answer your questions about refunds and vacation approval.


International University Studies


Study in American Language


 International University Studies bridges language study and university courses. Enroll in SJSU courses along with English support workshops or prepare for an MBA program.

You'll need strong English skills to take full advantage of these great international experiences at SJSU.

Studies in American Language puts you in the right place to improve your English language skills quickly and easily. You'll be in small classes of international students while interacting with the campus and community to learn more about the culture.

Choose the program that meets your needs.

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