University of Iowa

FAll 2019 Schedule

Life in Iowa is a program designed to assist international students to get adjusted to life and the academic system here at Iowa. It includes cultural events, academic sessions, as well as career series. Spring 2019, we will provide a monthly update of the events. 

August

8/30 (Friday): Football 101, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Learn the basic rules of American Football with us!

September

9/10 (Tuesday): OPT Strategies, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Graduating soon? Come learn about OPT and get familiar with the application process.

9/10 (Tuesday): Internship Search Strategies, 1100 UCC, 5:00p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Job search can be confusing and frustrating, especially as an international student. This session will cover several strategies for locating opportunities in the United States.

9/12 (Thursday): CPT Session, 1100 UCC, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Graduating soon? Come learn about CPT and get familiar with the application process.

9/12 (Thursday): Internship Search Strategies, 1100 UCC, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Internship search can be confusing and frustrating, especially as an international student. This session will cover several strategies for locating opportunities in the United States.

9/13 (Friday): Navigating Study Abroad, 2520D UCC, 4:00-5:00p.m.

Thinking about studying abroad? Join us to learn about the basics of study abroad and how to navigate the large Study Abroad Fair that is happening soon!

October

10/10 (Thursday): Choosing an Academic Major 101, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00p.m.

Not sure how to go about choosing an academic major? Join us and a panel of experienced students to learn how to choose the perfect academic major and ask any questions you may have.

10/26 (Saturday): Halloween Pumpkin Carving, 1117 UCC, 12:30-4:00 p.m.

Join us on a classic American tradition: Halloween pumpkin carving! We'll supply the pumpkins, carving tools, and refreshments!

November

11/12 (Tuesday): CPT/OPT, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Come and learn essential information about CPT/OPT work authorization and how you can apply for it. 

11/25 (Monday): Thanksgiving Dinner, 1117 UCC, 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Come join ISSS and International Programs for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner! We will supply the food and drinks, all you have to do is have fun!

December

12/5 (Thursday): Cookie Decoration, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00 p.m

Join the Christmas celebrations and decorate some cookies for a fun and classic American Christmas tradition!

12/14 (Saturday): Study Lounge, 1117 UCC, 1:00-5:00p.m.
Looking for a nice place to study finals, ISSS got your back.

World AIDs Day Reading of Names 2019: TBA

 

For more information about these events, email isss-peer@uiowa.edu.