Life in Iowa

Fall 2016 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. For Spring 2016, we will provide a monthly update of the events. 

August

8/18 (Thur.): Life in Iowa: Academic Survival Skills for New International Students, W290 CB, 10:00 am
8/19 (Fri.): Life in Iowa Academic Survival Skills for New International Students, W290 CB, 10:00 am

8/29 (Mon.): CPT Session, 1117 UCC, 5:00 pm
Come to learn essential information about CPT work authorization and how you can apply for it. 

8/31 (Wed.): Football 101, 1117 UCC, 5:00 pm 
  
 

September

Fall trip to be determined.

9/6 (Tue.): Competitive Resumes & Cover Letters, 2520D UCC, 3:30 pm
Learn what employers look for in a high-quality U.S.-style resume and cover letter. Understand the difference between a resume and CV in the U.S. 

9/7 (Wed.): Passport to Fitness Info Meeting, CRWC conference room, 7:00pm
Passport to Fitness is a new fitness program for international students only. The program, led by certified personal trainers, is a 4-weeks series, introducing students to the equipment at the CRWC and learn how to properly perform various exercises. You will utilize the weight room on the first floor, the activity rooms, the tracks, and various pieces of equipment on all floors. The information session is held on Wednesday, September 7 to help you decide whether this program is for you. The program starts on Wednesday, September 13. The program is free to international students, and space is limited. Learn more and register at https://recserv.uiowa.edu/passport-to-fitness

9/14 (Wed.): Passport to Fitness: Fitness Program for International Students, CRWC, 7:00pm

9/14 (Wed.): Work Visa Options after Graduation, IMU Iowa Theatre, 12:00 pm

9/21 (Wed.): Passport to Fitness: Fitness Program for International Students, CRWC, 7:00pm

9/28 (Wed.): Passport to Fitness: Fitness Program for International Students, CRWC, 7:00pm

9/28 (Wed.): OPT Session, 2520D UCC, 5:00 pm

9/28 (Wed.): Job & Internship Search Strategies, 2520D UCC, 6:00 pm
 

October

10/4 (Tue.): Considering & Applying to Grad School, 2520D UCC, 5:30 pm

10/5 (Wed.): Passport to Fitness: Fitness Program for International Students, CRWC, 7:00pm

10/12 (Wed.): Interviewing to Impress, 1117 UCC, 5:30 pm

10/19 (Wed.): Be Better: Strengths, 2520D UCC, 5:30 pm

10/22 (Sat.): Halloween Pumpkin Carving, 1117 UCC, 5:00 pm

 

November

11/2 (Wed.): CPT Session, 1117 UCC, 5:30 pm

11/16 (Wed.): Trivia Night, 1117 UCC, 5:30 pm

11/30 (Wed.): Gingerbread Decorating, 1117 UCC, 5:30 pm

 

December

12/7 (Wed.): Study Lounge, 1117 UCC, 5:00 pm

 

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