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Shop Talk: 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 Shop Talk geared specifically towards international graduate students. The workshop will provide information regarding the academic etiquette within the framework of the U.S. higher education system, explore cultural adjustment, discuss plagiarism, and address faculty expectations in a panel featuring Texas State students and faculty.


Academic Success for International Graduate Students Part I: Etiquette, Communication, and Academic Honesty

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 Part II: Virtual Student Panel

Stay tuned for the 2021 event details!


  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.

  Texas State is a tobacco-free campus.