Sharon Ericsson

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Position Title
Tier 2 International Student Advisor

  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
By appointment only for students with last names beginning with B, V, Ya and Z.

As a Tier 2 international student advisor, I help international students with: Changing degree level (Bachelor/Graduate), curricular practical training (CPT), dismissal, OSSJA and related topics, dropping below 12 units for academic difficulties, dropping below 12 units for medical, F–1 OPT/STEM questions, J–1 academic training (AT), J–2 work authorization, leave of absence/PELP.

With Global Affairs Since 

  • 2017

Relevant Experience and Expertise

  • More than 14 years of experience working with diverse populations in higher education in the fields of advising and transition support programming.
  • She has engaged in global learning in Nepal, Costa Rica, Spain and other countries in Europe. 


  • B.A., Communication (Journalism) and Public Relations, Temple University 


  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Secretary for Northern California District Team