ISSS35 Programs

For dates and times of ISSS35 events, please visit the ISSS Events Calendar.



Current events

SERIES

interconnect dinner and dialogue series

international student spotlight series

  • Sept 18 - India
  • Sept. 19 - Iran
  • Sept 20 - South Korea
  • Sept 21 - Russia
  • Sept 22 - China

YWCA Community read

  • October 3
  • October 11
  • October 18
  • October 23
  • November 15

week 1

ice cream social (nise social events)

Come enjoy FREE ice cream before the movie at the Illini Union! All NEW Undergraduate & Graduate Students are welcome!

YMCA DESSERT social (nise social events)

Would you like to meet new people while enjoying some dessert? Join us at the YMCA Dessert Social!

ice skating (nise social events)

Join us for ice skating at the Ice Arena!

illini union fun night! (nise social events)

Bowling, arcade games, and a chance to meet other new international students!

chancellor's reception (nise social events)

A welcome event for all new international students with free tours at the Krannert Center!

   

week 3

Outside J Reception

Event to welcome all new and returning outside-J sponsored students.

week 4

international scholar reception

Welcome to all new international scholars to campus!

indian summer festival trip

Learn about American Indian Culture!

week 5

iENGAGE Service Saturday

Service trip to Weldon Springs State Park

   

week 7

Pumpkinpalooza

Join ISSS to learn how to cook with pumpkin and enjoy eating some of our favorite pumpkin dishes!

week 8

Sukkot

Join us for a free meal and discussion about the Jewish holiday of Sukkot!

islam awareness week

What makes a Muslim?: Exploring the Principles of Islam

   

week 10

halloween party

Come join us for a very spooky Halloween party which includes food, dancing, games, prizes and fun!

homecoming tailgate

Learn about football and the tailgating experience!

football 101

Learn about American football!

week 11

indoor world cup

Enjoy playing soccer? Want to represent your home country? Need a new shirt? Join us at the Indoor World Cup Soccer Tournament!

UI Low Brass Spooktacular

Want to experience live music with new friends? Join ISSS for a show at Illinois' own Krannert Center for the Performing Arts! The ISSS group will meet 30 minutes before each show in front of the ticket office inside Krannert.

Illinois Modern Ensemble

Want to experience live music with new friends? Join ISSS for a show at Illinois' own Krannert Center for the Performing Arts! The ISSS group will meet 30 minutes before each show in front of the ticket office inside Krannert.

iENGAGE Service Saturday

One day service and sightseeing trip to St. Louis

   

week 13

UI Steel Band

Want to experience live music with new friends? Join ISSS for a show at Illinois' own Krannert Center for the Performing Arts! The ISSS group will meet 30 minutes before each show in front of the ticket office inside Krannert.

 

 

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