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.

January

JAN 3

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.

JAN 9

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.

JAN 13

Spring 17 Orientation for New International Graduate and Professional Students
3:00-4:30 p.m.

Location TBD

JAN 16

30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

JAN 18

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.

JAN 19

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.

JAN 24

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.

JAN 26

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.

Jan 28

Winter Break Hidden Valley Ski and Sled Trip (Cancelled due to Weather Forecast)
Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

POSSIBLE UPCOMING EVENTS FOR JANUARY

These events have not yet been scheduled. Please check Eventbrite for more information.

  • Safety and Security Basics with WUPD

February

FEB 1

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.

FEB 2

American Football 101: Watch the Superbowl Like a Pro
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

FEB 6

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.

FEB 9

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.

How to Purchase a Car or Truck in the U.S.
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

FEB 10

Coffee Roastery Cupping and Tour at Kaldi’s
1:30-4:00 p.m.

Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

FEB 14

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.

FEB 16

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.

FEB 17

OPT Workshop for PhD 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.

FEB 20

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. Location and registration through Eventbrite.

FEB 22

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.

FEB 23

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.

FEB 27

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.

POSSIBLE UPCOMING EVENTS FOR fEBRUARY

These events have not yet been scheduled. Please check Eventbrite for more information.

  • Hip Hop 101
  • Knitting and Crocheting 101

March

MAR 2

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.

MAR 6

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.

MAR 7

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.

MAR 9

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.

MAR 12

March Madness 101: Why Americans Go Crazy over College Basketball
4:00-5:30 p.m.

Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

MAR 13

Spring Break Hiking Trip (Pending Weather)
This event may change due to the weather conditions. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

MAR 14

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.

MAR 20

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.

MAR 21

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.

MAR 23

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.

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.

MAR 28

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.

MAR 30

OPT Workshop for PhD 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.

POSSIBLE UPCOMING EVENTS FOR march

These events have not yet been scheduled. Please check Eventbrite for more information.

  • Raising Kids in St. Louis Series: Day Care Basics
  • Raising Kids in St. Louis Series: Fun Things to Do in St. Louis

 

April

APR 5

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.

APR 6

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.

APR 11

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.

APR 19

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.

APR 20

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.

APR 21

Second Annual Backyard Washers Tournament (Pending Weather)
This event is may change due to the weather conditions. Event information and registration through Eventbrite.

APR 24

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.

May

MAY 1

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.

MAY 3

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.

MAY 4

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.

MAY 9

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.

MAY 16

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.

MAY 18

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.

MAY 23

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.

MAY 30

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.

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 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 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.