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- Resources for students and scholars impacted by war in Ukraine February 28, 2022
- Message for returning international students January 3, 2022
- Message for new regional campus students January 3, 2022
- Message for new Storrs grad and undergrad int’l students January 3, 2022
- New Travel Restrictions to U.S. Effective Today November 29, 2021
- Travel Signature Week at ISSS Storrs November 23, 2021
- How to Celebrate Thanksgiving in CT – A Guide for International Huskies November 19, 2021
International Students and Scholars at UConn
Muireann Nic Corcráin
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop - Virtual10:00am
Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Other OnlineDo you want to work in the U.S. after you graduate? Are you on an F-1 visa? Attend this workshop to learn more about Optional Practical Training (OPT) and how to apply for a work permit to stay in the U.S. and work in your field of study after graduation. This workshop is required for all students who will apply for OPT and will graduate in Fall 2022 semester. Attend this workshop BEFORE you apply for post-completion OPT.
How to join:
2622 926 9596
ISSS New Student Webinar: Finding Housing at UConn8:30am
Thursday, December 1st, 2022
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Other VirtualWelcome new Huskies! Join ISSS for a webinar for new international students coming to UConn for spring 2022 all about finding housing. Meet staff from UConn Residential Life and Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services. Learn how to apply for on-campus housing, how roommates are selected and what you need to do to live on-campus for spring 2023. Looking for an apartment off-campus? Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services will discuss strategies for finding housing, finding a roommate and identifying apartments close to campus or the UConn bus line.
How to join:
Meeting link: https://uconnvtc.webex.com/uconnvtc/j.php?MTID=m6ea9c1cbd23e0aebd8ffce4910848b11
Meeting number: 2622 481 0773
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop - In Person - Sign Up Required10:00am
Friday, December 2nd, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storrs Campus CISS Room 202ADo you want to work in the U.S. after you graduate? Are you on an F-1 visa? Attend this workshop to learn more about Optional Practical Training (OPT) and how to apply for a work permit to stay in the U.S. and work in your field of study after graduation. This workshop is required for all students who will apply for OPT and will graduate in Fall 2022 semester. Attend this workshop BEFORE you apply for post-completion OPT.
Sign up here:
** You must attend the workshop for the whole hour in order to obtain full credit. You will be required to check-in at the beginning of the workshop, if you are running more than 5 minutes late, please attend the next workshop available https://events.uconn.edu/2022/month/10/250/. **
*** The CISS programming space is on the second floor of CISS, but there is no elevator. If you require accommodations to access the event please contact email@example.com and we can instruct you on how to access the space.***
CISS Coffee Hour: Nigeria3:00pm
Friday, December 2nd, 2022
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Storrs Campus CISS Room 202AAll students are welcome to travel with us to a new place every month! CISS Coffee Hour brings together students, staff and faculty to enjoy some refreshments and learn more about a country, culture or student group through an informal and fun presentation 🌎
If you would like to work with CISS to present at Coffee Hour, please contact Nadine Boudissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
CISS New York City Day Trip6:00am
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
06:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Storrs Campus Leaving from BookstorePlease join CISS for a fun day exploring New York City (NYC) on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Pick up and droff off location in front of the UConn Bookstore, Storrs campus. Participants are free to do their own activities while in NYC, you will have the day to enjoy the city as you like!
Bus tickets are on sale now and available at https://secure.touchnet.com/C21646_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=3477
Please arrive and be prepared to board the bus 15 minutes prior to departure times.
Cost: $50 per ticket. Purchase your tickets online in advance at the UConn Marketplace or the link above
Bus departs Storrs campus at 6 AM in front of the UConn Bookstore
Bus arrives in NYC, 42nd Street Grand Central Terminal around 9 AM
Bus leaves 42nd Street Grand Central Terminal, NYC at 9 PM (the same place as you were dropped off)
Bus returns to Storrs campus around 12 AM
We hope to see you there!