Welcome to CCIS!

CCIS supports international graduate students, visiting scholars, post docs, and their families at Stanford University by offering gracious and helpful connections between Stanford Internationals and the community.

We are a volunteer organization affiliated with the Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.


English Classes
English Classes information
English Classes schedule

English in Action: Converse & Connect
English in Action information

International Spouse Coffee
(Formerly Friday Morning Coffee) Meets from 10:30 to noon on Wednesdays every week Stanford is in session.
Intl Spouse Coffee information

Loan Closet
Loan Closet information

Virtual Welcome Partner
Virtual Welcome Partner

Windows on the West film series

6:00pm: Dinner for first 45 students.
6:30pm: Film starts-Bechtel Intl Center
Windows on the West information
Windows on the West film schedule

Read CCIS NOTES Newsletter
2022 September-October

Social Media posts
Our bi-weekly posts may include interesting things to do in the Palo Alto area.
CCIS LinkedIn page
CCIS Facebook page

Sign up for the  *NEW*  CCIS this month Newsletter.
Read stories about the Bay Area living experiences of Stanford international graduate students, visiting scholars, post docs, and their families.

Loan Closet reopened on September 8th.

Windows on the West (film series) resumed on Friday, October 14th.

International Spouse Coffee is the new name for Friday Morning Coffee.

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