Upcoming Events

Spring Semester 2021

Community Time - April 21st

This year has been tough. Come join us to hear briefly from campus resources that can help you, and participate in a round-table discussion where you are allowed to share your feelings, voice your opinions, and feel supported by your peers as we navigate the challenges of racism, white supremacy, xenophobia and the impact it has on you. You are valued and loved. Let’s talk, listen, and share space together. 

Put your name down here, so we can save a spot for you. Face coverings are required to attend to the event. The event will be held on April 21st from 4-5 PM in the Campanile Room, Memorial Union. Capacity is limisted to 24 people. 


Unable to attend in-person? We will host a virtual option on April 22nd at 3 PM. Register here to get the zoom link.


International Student Social - April 23rd

Join ISSO and Student Wellness for a fun afternoon of outdoor games and activities on Friday, April 23rd from 4-6 PM on the South Campanile Lawn. Bring friends or meet and socialize with new ones at the International Student Social. There will be activities, snacks, and music. Facecoverings are required and physical distancing will be in placed. You can register for the event here, however, registration is not required to attend. 

If you have any questions, you can email Brian at brianv1@iastate.edu with Student Wellness. 


Day Hike at Brushy Creek State Park with Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP) - April 25th

Enjoy the great outdoors after being stuck inside all winter by going on a day hike with ORP at Brushy Creek State Park on Sunday, April 25th from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. You can register for the event here until midnight on April 23rd or in person at Outdoor Recreation Program in State Gym. There is a $21 registration fee at the time of registration. The trip is limited to 10 people so register NOW!

Covid-19 protocals will be in place with face coverings required at all times. There will be multiple vehicles taken in order to allow for social distancing. If you have any questions, please email Jerry at jrupert@iastate.edu.


ISSO Spring Graduation - May 7th

The International Students and Scholar's Office is excited to invite you to ISSO's Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 7th from 2-3PM in the Great Hall, Memorial Union! We want to celebrate YOU and your graduation from Iowa State University. ISSO welcomes you to register for the ceremony by Sunday, April 25th at 11:59 PM. During the ceremony, you will receive a graduation certificate and gift. There will be celebratory food to-go after the ceremony. We invite you to also register your friends and family to attend the event. You can register for the event here

Face coverings are required to attend the event. Physical distancing protocols of at least 6 feet will be in place. Frequent handwashing and monitoring your own wellness are also essential to a healthy and fun event! Please stay home if you are feeling ill, or showing any symptoms of COVID-19.


Unable to attend in-person? Register here to still receive a graduation gift from ISSO. You will be able to pick up the gift from the ISSO Office on May 6th and 7th anytime between 8 AM-5PM. ISSO's office is located in Room 3241 Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames IA 50014. If you have any questions, please email Hannah at issoprog@iastate.edu. 


Work Visas Made Easy - Recording

Did you miss the Work Visa event with Immigration Attorneys David Gluckman and Jonathan Moore? Do you still want to learn the ins-and-outs of work visas? Watch the recorded program here.  


International Advisor Town Hall - Recording

Did you miss the International Advisor Town Hall? Do you still want to learn about internships over the summer, OPT, USCIS delays, and international travel during COVID? Well, you still can by watching the recorded prgram here