Next week: Aetna drop-ins and Final Semester of Study Workshop
Next week: Aetna drop-ins and Final Semester of Study Workshop
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Friday, January 28 | Spring Semester 2022

International Student Center, for student and community development and intercultural engagement. Picture of a group of international students and iPOLs holding a sign that says
Students gathering in International Student Center
Snacks on shelves in International Student Center
All are welcome to come to the International Student Center, MacMillan Hall 017, Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm, for place to study, take a break from studying, get connected with campus and community resources, or engage with a program or event.

Regulary scheduled in the International Student Center for Spring 2022: 

ISSS Drop-In Advising (meet ISSS staff for quick questions related to international student status)
  • Monday - Thursday, 1:30-3pm
Global Career Development Drop-Ins (meet Center for Career Exploration and Success staff for questions related to job/internship search, resumés, interviewing and more)
  • Mondays, 12pm (noon) - 2pm
Campus Care (informal meetings with Student Counseling Services)
  • Tuesdays, 3-4pm 
English Language Learner Writing Center Consultations (work with peer consultants to improve your writing)
  • Monday, 12pm (noon) - 4pm 
  • Tuesday, 11am - 12pm (noon) and 4-7pm
  • Wednesday, 12pm (noon) - 7pm 
  • Thursday, 3-6pm
  • Friday, 1-5pm
Check the ISSS calendar for other events, workshops, programs and excursions.
Final Semester of Study Info Session

For those international students preparing to graduate or complete their program this spring, ISSS staff will present information and answer questions about the Final Semester of Study in the U.S.

Tuesday, February 1 at 12:00pm (noon) via Zoom
Register for Final Semester of Study Info Session, Feb 1 @ 12pm
Drop In with Aetna Insurance

International students with questions about the student health plan or U.S. health insurance can meet with an Aetna Insurance representative to learn more about U.S. and campus heathcare. 
Wednesday, February 2 from 1:30-3pm in the International Student Center (MacMillan 017)
International Talent Force Certificate Program: Are you an International student? Want to elevate your career skills?
Career Development for International Students
Learn more about work authorization and career opportunities at the following:
Happy lunar new year; Year of the tiger
Celebrate Lunar New Year

  • Year of the Tiger Celebration with MAP and AAA! Try your luck at winning some prizes. Tuesday, February 1 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at the Armstrong Slant Walk

  • Lantern Festival Celebration with C-Hope and CACA! Sunday, February 13 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the Armstrong Wilks Theater
Bus Trip to Kenwood Towne Centre for Shopping and Dining

Visit a premier shopping destination to get styled and prepped for the spring season! Join ISSS on a bus trip to Kenwood Towne Centre for a day of shopping and dining.

Saturday, February 12 from 11:00am to 4:00pm 
Register for $5 bus trip to Kenwood for Shopping/Dining
Immigration Tip
finger with a red ribbon reminder
Make sure ISSS can report your status accurately to the government!

ISSS is required to report on international students' enrollment and location during the first 30 days of the semester. In order for us to report accurately and keep your status active, make sure you have done the following:

  • Submitted your Spring 2022 Study Plan Confirmation e-form via InterLink
    • ISSS will follow up if additional action is needed
  • Updated your local address on the Contact Information form if you have recently moved to a new U.S. address

  • Submitted a Reduced Course Load request in InterLink if you are not enrolled full-time and believe you are eligible for an RCL

  • Met with ISSS staff if you have questions about enrollment requirements or other issues related to maintaining status. 

recruiting now. academic integrity ambassadors. applications due february 18, 2022
Are you interested in gaining communication and leadership skills? Academic Integrity is recruiting students to form a new peer educator student organization focused on creating and maintaining a campus culture of integrityAs an Academic Integrity Ambassador, you would provide peer education through presentations, tabling, events, and social media content creation. 
Apply to be an Academic Integrity Ambassador!
Apply to be an iPOL
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