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Academic Success for International Graduate Students

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Learn how to acclimate to the American higher education system!

In collaboration with International Student and Scholar Services, The Graduate College is pleased to announce a Canvas course and panel event geared specifically towards international graduate students. The self-paced, online Canvas course will address academic etiquette within the framework of the U.S. higher education system, explore cultural adjustment, discuss plagiarism, and cover useful resources to utilize throughout your graduate program. The live panel event, consisting of students and faculty, will focus on providing tips and resources that can help you be successful throughout your graduate program. We hope you will take advantage of both opportunities and we are excited to be a part of your graduate career journey!

Academic Success for International Graduate Students: Canvas Course

Self-paced online modules include:

  • Peer-to-Peer Etiquette
    • American Social Norms
    • Cultural Adjustment
    • Making Friends, Socializing, + Getting Involved
  • American Classroom Expectations
  • Communicating with Faculty
  • Ethics + Plagiarism
  • Graduate College Resources
  • International Student and Scholar Services Resources

Enroll in the course today!

Academic Success for International Graduate Students: Panel Event

  • Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021
  • Time: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom (Online)

Register today!


Questions? Contact gcevents@txstate.edu.


  If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2281 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.

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