University of Iowa

SPRING 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. 

January

1/29 (Tuesday): OPT Session, 1117 UCC, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Graduating soon? Come learn about OPT and get familiar with the application process.

1/29 (Tuesday): Job Search Strategies, 1117 UCC, 11:00a.m.-12:00 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. 

 

February

2/4 (Monday): CPT Session, 1117 UCC, 3:00-4:00 a.m.
Graduating soon? Come learn about CPT and get familiar with the application process.

2/4 (Monday): Internship Search Strategies, 1117 UCC, 4:00a.m.-5:00 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.

2/8 (Thursday): Midwestern Food Tasting, 1117 UCC, 5:00p.m.-7:00 p.m.

2/25(Monday):Real talk! 1117 UCC,5:30p.m.-6:30p.m.

Discuss challenges and ways to succeed with everyday life concerns(school work, relationships, mental and physical health).

March

3/6(Wednesday):Who Am I in this Space? 1124 UCC,4:30p.m.-5:30p.m.

Use Art to explore yourself and relieve stress.  

3/9 (Saturday): Volleyball Tournament, Field House, 2:00p.m.-4:00 p.m.

3/14(Thursday): CPT/OPT, 1117 UCC, 10:30-12:00 p.m.

3/27(Wednesday):Cross-Cultural Jeopardy, 1117 UCC,4:30p.m.-5:30p.m.

Fun game with prizes. Come join us with your friends! 

April

4/2 (Tuesday): Career Advising Event, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

4/18 (Thursday): Egg Coloring, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

4/20(Saturday): Spring Trip to Maquoketa State Park @ 9:45a.m. - 5p.m.

May

5/4(Saturday): Study Lounge, 1117 UCC, 1:00-5:00p.m.
Looking for a nice place to study finals, ISSS got your back.

 

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