Events and Announcements
ISS New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is mandatory for all incoming F1 students. If you miss orientation on 01/10, please register for the make-up orientation on 01/21.
January 10th, 2022
Register for orientation here
If you miss orientation on 01/10/2022, please register for the makeup orientation.
January 21st, 2022 (Make-up Orientation)
Professional Development Series
Location: International Student Center Rm 115
Professionalism and Ethics at Workplace
- January 31, Monday - 12:30pm-1:00pm
Resume Development and How to write a successful Cover Letter
- February 10th Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Job Search Strategies
- April 6th Wednesday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Coffee with a Counselor
This session will help students thrive and recognize their strengyths, as well as improve their interpersonal relationships. Students will get to share their experiences about culture shock as they transition to life in the US and receive advice on how to deal with various challenges.
January 26th Wednesday, 12:00pm-1:00pm
February 25th Friday, 2:00pm-3:00pm
March 31st Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm
OPT/CPT Workshop Sessions
OPT/CPT workshops are for F1 students who want more information on Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) as well as OPT STEM Extension work opportunities. All workshops will be virtual. Links to virtual workshops will be provided soon.
It is mandatory for students to attend an OPT/CPT workshop before requesting for an individual advising session.
January OPT/CPT information session
- 4th Tuesday 4pm-4:30pm
- 14th Friday 12:30pm-1:00pm
- 28th Friday 12:30pm-1:00pm
February OPT/CPT information session
- 8th Tuesday 4:00pm-4:30pm
- 18th Friday 12:30pm-1:00pm
- 22th Tuesday 4:00pm-4:30pm
April OPT/CPT information session
- 5th Tuesday 4:00pm-4:30pm
- 19th Tuesday 12:30pm-1:00pm
Tax Sessions for F-1 Students
This session will provide information on tax preparation process, how to process your tax, how to use Sprintax and file for tax return.
- February 4th Friday (workshop)– 12:30pm-1:00pm
- March 18th Friday (makeup) – 12:30pm-1:00pm
- April 15th Friday (Q&A session)– 12:30pm-1:00pm
Ask Us Anything Session
- March 23rd 3:30pm-4:30pm