Friday, October 21 | Fall Semester 2022
Your Name Is Important to Us
ISSS wants to make sure we have a record of every international student's preferred/chosen name. So, please take a few moments to update your name of use in InterLink. (Reminder that InterLink is the system that ISSS uses to manage international students’ information and documents and is the online platform for international students to submit requests to ISSS.)
- Log in to InterLink with your Miami Unique ID and password.
- Navigate to the "Other Student Services" on the leftside menu.
- Select "Update Personal Information" and complete this task.
Hayride, corn maze, cow feeding, pumpkin carving, bonfire, s'mores, farmers market and more. Join the bus trip to Butterfield Farms (10 minutes from campus) on Saturday, October 22 from 2:30 to 5:00pm to take part in these U.S. cultural classics.
Considering an internship as an international student?
ISSS staff will present info about Curricular Practical Training (CPT): what is CPT, how and when to apply for CPT, and other considerations fo off-campus work authorization during your studies.
This info session will be offered via Zoom on October 25 from 1:30-2:30 pm.
On November 5 from 7:30-9:30pm in the Armstrong Wilks Theater, the Indian Students Association will host their annual Diwali Show. Students or organization are welcome to perform during the show. Performances can be any sort of dance, singing, speeches, comedies, etc. Please sign up if interested to perform at the Diwali Showcase.
It's On Us Week for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
- Monday, October 24 at 6:00 pm in Armstrong Student Center, | Know Your Rights Workshop
- Learn how to navigate or support during an incident of interpersonal violence. In additional to Title IX office, Women Helping Women and other offices, ISSS staff will share info for international students.
Tuesday, October 25 at | QPR Training
QPR is a simple, 90 minute educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency, help prevent suicide and save a life in three steps: Question, Persuade, and Refer.
- Friday, October 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in Armstrong Student Center, 2084 | Self-Defense Workshop
- Come learn how to defend yourself led by the Thrive Empowerment Center
Check out more It's On Us Week events.
Start thinking about Spring 2023
Global Friendship Thanksgiving Dinner Is Back!
Returning after a two year hiatus, the Global Friendship Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on the evening of Thursday, November 17.
We'd like to gather together 150 community members and 150 international students to enjoy a traditional American holiday of gratitude and celebration. This event provides an opportunity to experience U.S. cultural traditions and engage in meaningful connection with local community members and Miami faculty and staff.
In addition to holiday activities, the menu includes classic Thanksgiving foods: roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce, sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, apple pie and more.
Cost to attend: $7 per person for 1-2 ticket(s); $6 per person for 3 or more tickets; children under 10 years old are free.
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