Fall 2018 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. Fall 2018, we will provide a monthly update of the events. 

August

8/24 (Friday): Being a Part of the American Culture, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00p.m.
Connecting you to campus and community involvement opportunities.  

8/30 (Thursday): Football 101, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00p.m.
Beginners' guide, learn all the basic football rules.  

September

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

9/10 (Monday): Job Search Strategies, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00 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. 

9/11 (Tuesday): Connection Carnival, 1117 UCC, 3:30-5:00 p.m.  

9/12 (Wednesday): Internship Search Strategies, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00 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.

9/12(Wednesday): CPT, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

9/13(Thursday): Study Abroad presentation to international students, 1117 UCC, 5:00-6:00p.m.

9/25(Tuesday): Who Am I in this Space? Expressive Arts - Mask Making Activity, 2520D UCC, 4:00-6:00p.m.

October

10/11 (Thursday): Cross Cultural Jeopardy, 1124 UCC, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

10/25(Thursday): Friendship, Sex, Dating - Unspoken Rules across Cultures, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

10/27(Saturday): Halloween Pumpkin Carving, 1117 UCC, 3:00-5:00p.m.

November

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

11/16 (Friday): Thanksgiving dinner, 1117 UCC, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Black Friday Shopping(TangerOutlets), TBD.

December

12/6 (Thursday): Cookie Decoration, 1117 UCC, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

12/8(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 2018, TBD.

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