Special Events

ISSS Worldfest

Travel Signature Week

Bon Voyage Banquet

Hometown Photo Contest

Scholar Night

ISSS Stay Informed Monthly Meetings

ISSS Stay Informed Meeting

A monthly meeting providing important immigration updates and policy updates for all international scholars and students of UConn.

November 3rd, 2021 Meeting

Important immigration and travel updates, Residential Life (winter break housing), Middle Eastern Cultural Programs, ISSS Grad Buddy Programing and upcoming events from ISSS.


October 1st, 2021 Meeting

International Insiders, UConn Toastmasters, Staying Healthy and Getting Help from Student Health and Wellness, Travel Reminders, Upcoming Events

May 7th, 2021 Meeting

ISSS Updates, Summer Announcements, Grad Buddy Program, Travel Updates

April 9th, 2021 Meeting

ISSS Immigration updates, ISSS programming for Spring 2021, & learn about the ISSS Grad Buddy Program.

March 5, 2021 Meeting
ISSS immigration updates, Center for Career Development, Off Campus Student Services, ISSS program "Hungry Huskies: Cook with Ruth"

February 5, 2021 Meeting
ISSS and immigration updates , Academic Achievement Center, Student Health and Wellness (Wellness Points Challenge), Student Health and Wellness - Mental Health (International Student Support Group and SHAW-Mental Health events), and Cross-Cultural Connections Student Organization.

International Student Forum Spring 2021

International Student Forum: my research, my journey, my UConn

Tuesday and Wednesday April 5 and 6, 2021 6:00-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:00-11:00 a.m.
ISSS joins UConn in celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week by hosting the International Student Forum. Join ISSS in celebrating our international graduate students by attending the International Student Forum. Nine master's and doctoral students from different countries and degree programs will present on their research, their home countries and backgrounds and/or what their time at UConn has taught them.

Tuesday 4/6/2021 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Wednesday 4/7/2021 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Thursday 4/8/2021 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Hungry Huskies Cook With Ruth

Hungry Huskies Cook With Ruth

Join ISSS staff and long time ISSS volunteer and friend Ruth Hartunian-Alumbaugh for an intro to cooking! Ruth is a music therapist, international student friend and part of ICF on campus, food writer for the local newspaper (Raving and Cravings on Facebook), music teacher, educator, world traveler and food enthusiast. Every other Wednesday, Ruth will teach a class about food of all kinds, cultures, and flavors - see schedule below. Ruth will provide the recipes and demo the cooking tools and techniques via WebEx. Please send questions/comments and recipe requests to ruthhalumbaugh@gmail.com.
Meeting link: https://uconnvtc.webex.com/uconnvtc/j.php?MTID=ma055d6ac4cbf7d93a194a9efc5c10cac
Meeting number: 120 620 0539
Password: hungry
April 7, 2021

March 24,2021

March 10, 2021 Class