ISSS Workshops and Events
F-1 students applying for OPT must attend an OPT workshop. Sign-up on the UCSC Events Manager website for the OPT Workshops being offered during the Winter quarter on Friday, 2/21/14 and rescheduled from Wednesday (3/5/14) to Thursday, 3/6/14.
Curricular Practical Training Workshop
F-1 students interested in applying for CPT are encouraged to attend this workshop. Sign-up on the UCSC Events Manager website to attend the CPT Workshop being offered during the Winter quarter on Tuesday, 2/25/14.
J-1 Student Employment Options Workshop
J-1 students interested in learning more about On-Campus Employment and Academic Training work authorization are encouraged to attend. Sign-up on the UCSC Events Manager website to attend this workshop being offered during the Winter quarter on Friday, 3/14/14.
CA State Tax Filing Workshop
Fri., Mar. 7, 2014 | 11AM-1PM | Cervantes and Velasquez Conference Rm
Susan Maples from the California Franchise Tax Board will present our annual California state tax filing workshop for UCSC international students and scholars. Space is limited, please RSVP here.
Beyond the F-1 and J-1: Work Visas and Permanent Residence After Graduation
This workshop offers a general overview of different opportunities beyond your F-1 or J-1 status, focusing on H-1B status and Permanent Residence (Green Card). Date, location and time TBA.
Thurs., March. 6, 2014 | 7:00PM - 10:00PM | Crown Provost House
Get your game face on! We will have a variety of games, including video games! Snacks will be provided, and you're invited to bring your own games as well! Please RSVP here.
Intl Mingle & Intl Student Photo Contest
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM | Woodstock's Pizza
Eat delicious free food. Meet new people. Catch up with friends. International students submit your photos taken anywhere in the U.S. for a chance to win some AWESOME prizes! Click here for contest details.
Sun., Mar. 9, 2014 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM | Boardwalk Bowl
ISSS invites all scholars and their families for an early evening of fun on the lanes. This is a great introduction to an American pass time and a wonderful way to meet and socialize with other scholars. As long as you are one of the first 20 guests to register for the event, the cost is only $10/person, which includes bowling shoes, bowling for two hours and pizza and soft drinks! RSVP by clicking here.
International Scholar & Student Campus Hike
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM | Meet at IEO, Classroom Unit
Please join your fellow international scholars and students on a guided one hour hike through campus. Meet outside in front of the International Education Office at Classroom Unit Building. Space is limited. To RSVP, please go here
International Coffee Hour
Tuesday, April 15, 2014| 2:00PM - 3:00PM | Terry Freitas Cafe, College Ten
Join fellow international students and scholars for a relaxing time of socializing and networking. Bring your own mug for some free coffee or tea. Free snacks will be provided. Future Coffee Hour date is May 14th so mark your calendars! Please RSVP to email@example.com.
International Scholar & Family Picnic AND Scholar Photo Contest
Sat., May 3, 2014 | 11:00AM – 3:00PM | Cowell Provost House
The International Scholar & Family Picnic is a day filled with fun activities for both children and adults, including an American BBQ for lunch. Please join us for a memorable day with other UCSC scholars and families. RSVP will be required and the event is open to the first 100 who RSVP. There is no cost for participation in this event. RSVP by clicking here.
International scholars submit your photos taken anywhere in the U.S. for a chance to win some AWESOME prizes by Monday, April 28th at 5 pm! Click here to download the photo contest entry form.
Please refer to our Calendar for upcoming event dates.
International Student Events
International Scholar Events
The International Education Office is dedicated to making our events accessible. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request disability accommodations to any of our events.