OISS Events Calendar

2017 Activities and Events

The Office for International Students and Scholars regularly holds workshops, informational sessions and activities, both on and off campus, designed to educate, assist or just have fun!

Select a month to look for activities that may be of interest/use to you. Be sure to check back periodically for new offerings.

 

 

 

June

JUN 1

Medical Campus Book Club Spring Semester
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center 213

Come join us for lively and informal discussions of short stories and novels at the Medical Campus Book Club.

JUN 8

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students – Medical Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Mid Campus Center – Room 2047 

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUN 12

English Advantage Orientation – MBA Track
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Eads Hall 203
WashU’s summer intensive English program, English Advantage, offers part-time or full-time coursework to polish all aspects of English proficiency for academic and professional settings. Orientation for students in the MBA track will be held on Monday, June 12 and classes begin on on Tuesday, June 13.

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUN 15

Medical Campus Book Club Spring Semester
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center 213

Come join us for lively and informal discussions of short stories and novels at the Medical Campus Book Club.

JUN 20

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
4:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUN 27

OPT Workshop for PhD Students
1:00-2:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUN 29

Medical Campus Book Club Spring Semester
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center 213

Come join us for lively and informal discussions of short stories and novels at the Medical Campus Book Club.

July

JUL 3

English Advantage Orientation – LLM Track
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Hillman Hall 60
WashU’s summer intensive English program, English Advantage, offers part-time or full-time coursework to polish all aspects of English proficiency for academic and professional settings. Orientation for students in the LLM track will be held on Monday, July 3 and classes begin on on Wednesday, July 5.

JUL 5

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUL 10

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
4:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUL 17

Competitive Communication Skills Workshop
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Knight and Brauer Hall

In this intensive two-week workshop, incoming MBA and SMP students polish their English communication skills for academic settings. Morning sessions focus on case study reading and discussion skills, while afternoon sessions focus on presentation skills and pronunciation.

JUL 18

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUL 19

OPT Workshop for PhD Students
4:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JUL 24

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

August

AUG 1

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

AUG 7

OPT Workshop for Bachelors, Masters and Professional Students
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Workshop providing an overview of Optional Practical Training (OPT). Mandatory for F-1 students to attend before applying for OPT. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

AUG 21

Solar Eclipse Trip for International Students and Scholars
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Event information and registration through Eventbrite.