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Sharon Ericsson

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Position Title
International Student Advisor

Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
Global Affairs

International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with M, U, X, Z.

I help international students with: Changing Degree Level (Bachelor/Graduate), Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Dismissal, OSSJA, etc., Dropping below 12 units for academic difficulties, Dropping below 12 units for medical, F–1 OPT/STEM questions, J–1 Academic Training (AT), J–1 Program Extension, J–2 Work Authorization, Leave of Absence/PELP, Updating/adding a dependent.

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