Upcoming Events

Fall Events

Trick-or-Treat with ISSO

Participate in a Halloween tradition and stop by ISSO to pick a fall-themed goodie bag between Monday, October 19th and Friday, October 23rd! Each bag includes a pumpkin carving kit, Halloween candy and treats, baking mixes, tea and more! There are 40 bags available so stop by the front desk of ISSO while bags are still available. 


Understanding Your Rights in the US as an International Student, Scholar, or Post-Doc

Join the International Students and Scholars Office on Wednesday, October 28th from 5:00 PM-6:30 PM via Zoom for an informational seminar. You will have the opportunity to learn about your legal rights as an international student, scholar, or postdoc in the United States, as well as what to expect with the upcoming U.S. Presidential election and how to express your opinion without jeopardizing your immigration status! The seminar will include a 30 minute Q&A with panelists Paul Johnson of Student Legal Services, Officer Natasha Greene of Iowa State Police, Kat Worley - ISSO Senior International Advisor, and Elliot Uhl - ISSO Senior International Advisor. This event is open to all international undergraduate students, graduate students, scholars, post-docs, and dependents. 

Fill out this quick form to register! The seminar will be held via Zoom and after you register, we will send you the Zoom link to join. Please register by Tuesday, October 27th at 11:59PM to ensure you receive the zoom link for the seminar. If you have any questions, please email Hannah at issoprog@iastate.edu.


Pumpkin Carving

Enjoy the fall weather of Iowa and experience all the fun of Halloween by carving pumpkins at Reiman Gardens on Thursday, October 29th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.! The event is open to all international undergraduates, graduates, scholars, post-docs, dependents, and community members, however, spots are limited to 30 people. Everyone will receive a pre-stenciled pumpkin to carve and make their own. Individuals will have to check-in between 5:20-5:25 p.m. and leave and sign-out by 6:45 p.m. Individuals will need to bring their Iowa State I.D. and a face covering. 

To register for pumpkin carving, click here