The Community Committee for International Students welcomes you. We are a volunteer organization affiliated with the Bechtel International Center at Stanford University.

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.

to CCIS!


Virtual Welcome Partner
Virtual Welcome Partner

Friday Morning Coffee
VIRTUAL Friday Coffee information
Friday Coffee information

English Classes
English Classes information
English Classes schedule

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford has enacted social distancing policies to keep everyone safe—and we at CCIS have adjusted our program offerings accordingly. Watch this space for the latest information about CCIS programs.

**Virtual Welcome Partner** NEW Program.
This new program provides incoming international graduate students with an opportunity to connect virtually with a local "Virtual Welcome Partner." The partner will help the student transition to life at Stanford and the Bay area. For more details: Click link under the Virtual Welcome Partner item in the left column of this page.

These CCIS programs will continue through the summer:

These CCIS programs will be suspended for the Fall quarter:

These CCIS programs will continue virtually in the fall: