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Events

No matter where you are this fall, the ISSC invites you to join us for an array of both in-person and virtual engagement opportunities. If you have any questions, please email InternationalWelcome@asu.edu

Session Day Time (Arizona time) Link/Location
Coffee & Conversations

Enjoy free coffee and a space to relax, escape the heat, and have a good conversation. All ASU students are welcomed to our conversational hour where ISSC staff and student workers will be there to hang out and chat as well as answer any questions. This is an open space to meet people, learn more about living in the US as a student at ASU and gain helpful information on topics like community service, professional development, dating in the US, and other topics such as where to go during school breaks.

Day:  May 24, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
May 24, 2022 - Register
Summer Book Club meeting

ASU Library is hosting a summer book club with ISSC. We will be meeting once a month to talk about the books we are all reading while enjoying some tea and coffee. So beat the heat and pick up a book off of our list. If you have a competitive side, see how many books you can read and enter into our summer book reading challenge! We will meet the last Friday of every month this summer.

Day:  May 27, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
May 27, 2022 - Register
2-part Webinar: Changing your Major and Change of Education Level

This split webinar will cover the basics of the different reasons and outcomes to changing your major. First, a swap of majors, without completing the original program including double majors. Then, at 4:45, we will discuss changing your major after graduating.

Day:  June 02, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 02, 2022 - Register
Devils' Detour: First Friday Heard Museum and Dinner

Head to downtown Phoenix with ISSC and ISE for the First Friday in June! We will go to the Heard Museum to learn about art history and the scene that the museum has to offer. Following the museum visit, we will provide dinner at the First Friday street gallery events. Students are welcome to return to campus with us or continue to explore and enjoy what this city has to offer on its first Friday of the month.

Day:  June 03, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 03, 2022 - Register
Coffee & Conversations

Enjoy free coffee and a space to relax, escape the heat, and have a good conversation. All ASU students are welcomed to our conversational hour where ISSC staff and student workers will be there to hang out and chat as well as answer any questions. This is an open space to meet people, learn more about living in the US as a student at ASU and gain helpful information on topics like community service, professional development, dating in the US and other topics such as where to go during school breaks.

Day:  June 07, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 07, 2022 - Register
Dawn Hike at Papago Park

Beat the heat and start your day off right with an early morning hike! The ISSC will meet you at Papago Park for an early morning hike. **Please bring water and sun protection! It will start to get warm towards the end of our hike.

Transportation options from Tempe campus:
Bike: Meet our group at the Memorial Union (outside of Starbucks) at 5:40 a.m. We will be leaving promptly at 5:45 a.m. If you will join this group bike ride, the following are required:
Bring your bike (of course!)
Water ( and maybe a snack)!
Wear a helmet Adherence to AZ Department of Public Safety bike safety rules (azdps.gov/safety/bicycle)
Bike lock (unless you choose to hike with your bike or bike around Papago)

Public transportation: Take the light rail or Orbit bus (Venus) to bus 56 from Tempe Transportation Center.

EVENT PARKING LOCATION: 625 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix AZ 85008. Please take the first left and park in the Hole-in-the-Rock parking lot and meet at Ramada 8.

Day:  June 09, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 09, 2022 - Register
Employment Info session: OPT/STEM reporting and more!

Join the ISSC to learn what and where to report employment updates while on post-OPT and the STEM extension to keep yourself in status. You can bring any employment questions and our team will discuss them as much as time allows!

Day:  June 16, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 16, 2022 - Register
Badminton Tournament

Wanna be ASU's next Lin Dan or PV Sindhu? Come join us for a badminton tournament with ISSC! This is your opportunity to test your badminton skills and meet some cool peers. This event will happen twice this summer so if you're down to compete and have a good time, here's your chance.

Day:  June 23, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 23, 2022 - Register
Summer Book Club meeting

ASU Library is hosting a summer book club with ISSC. We will be meeting once a month to talk about the books we are all reading while enjoying some tea and coffee. So beat the heat and pick up a book off of our list. If you have a competitive side, see how many books you can read and enter into our summer book reading challenge! We will meet the last Friday of every month this summer.

Day:  June 24, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 24, 2022 - Register
Afternoon Board Games

Escape the heat and come play tabletop games with us at the library. We will have multiple games for you to pick from, snacks, and you can rent out games from the library after the event!

Day:  June 29, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 29, 2022 - Register
Employment Info session: CPT and more!

Are you continuing or hoping to start an internship in the Fall? If so, join us to learn more about Curricular Practical Training. Bring all your employment related questions for discussion!

Day:  June 30, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
June 30, 2022 - Register
Coffee & Conversations

Enjoy free coffee and a space to relax, escape the heat, and have a good conversation. All ASU students are welcomed to our conversational hour where ISSC staff and student workers will be there to hang out and chat as well as answer any questions. This is an open space to meet people, learn more about living in the US as a student at ASU and gain helpful information on topics like community service, professional development, dating in the US and other topics such as where to go during school breaks.

Day:  July 05, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 05, 2022 - Register
Afternoon Board Games

Escape the heat and come play tabletop games with us at the library. We will have multiple games for you to pick from, snacks, and you can rent out games from the library after the event!

Day:  July 13, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 13, 2022 - Register
Returning to ASU

We're so happy to welcome all our Sun Devils back from Summer break! Whether you're returning from a year long break or just a summer break, join our ISSC advisors to learn about what you need to make an smooth return and start to the Fall semester.

Day:  July 14, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 14, 2022 - Register
Badminton Tournament

Wanna be ASU's next Lin Dan or PV Sindhu? Come join us for a badminton tournament with ISSC! This is your opportunity to test your badminton skills and meet some cool peers. This event will happen twice this summer so if you're down to compete and have a good time, here's your chance.

Day:  July 14, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 14, 2022 - Register
Grow your own Dorm Garden

Do you have green fingers or just want to get more hands-on experience with growing plants? This summer, ISSC with the help of others will be providing materials for students to come plant different herb and vegetable seeds that will grow well in a window. No need to have a garden or outdoor space a window will do! In addition, we will have a micro-greens lesson for anyone to join. So what are you waiting for? Join us and you too can grow your little buddy with us.

Day:  July 20, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 20, 2022 - Register
Pool Party

It's summertime! Live out your High School Musical 2 dream because ISSC and ISE will be hosting a POOL PARTY! Escape the blazing summer heat and join us for a cool and relaxing evening at the pool. There will be amazing music and food at the SDFC's pool, so you definitely don't want to miss this one. Swimming is optional; there will be fun games and activities on the pool deck for everyone to enjoy. See you all there!

Day:  July 22, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 22, 2022 - Register
Employment Info Session: Post-OPT Application Process and More!

Let's talk Optional Practical Training! Bring all your questions about this off-campus work authorization and other employment related areas for our advisors to discuss.

Day:  July 28, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 28, 2022 - Register
Summer Book Club meeting

ASU Library is hosting a summer book club with ISSC. We will be meeting once a month to talk about the books we are all reading while enjoying some tea and coffee. So beat the heat and pick up a book off of our list. If you have a competitive side, see how many books you can read and enter into our summer book reading challenge! We will meet the last Friday of every month this summer.

Day:  July 29, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
July 29, 2022 - Register
Coffee & Conversations

Enjoy free coffee and a space to relax, escape the heat, and have a good conversation. All ASU students are welcomed to our conversational hour where ISSC staff and student workers will be there to hang out and chat as well as answer any questions. This is an open space to meet people, learn more about living in the US as a student at ASU and gain helpful information on topics like community service, professional development, dating in the US and other topics such as where to go during school breaks.

Day:  August 02, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
August 02, 2022 - Register
Afternoon Board Games

Escape the heat and come play tabletop games with us at the library. We will have multiple games for you to pick from, snacks, and you can rent out games from the library after the event!

Day:  August 03, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
August 03, 2022 - Register
5 Common Ways Students Lose Their F-1 Status

Join ISSC immigration advisors as we share the most common ways F-1 students fall out of status, and learn how you can avoid an early departure! (Hint: Think enrollment and off-campus employment)

Day:  August 11, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
August 11, 2022 - Register
Summer Book Club meeting

Join us for the last meeting of our summer book club! The ASU Library has been hosting a summer book club with ISSC. This will be our last meeting to talk about the books we all read this summer while enjoying some tea and coffee. So beat the heat and pick up a book off of our list and tell us about it. If you have a competitive side, see how many books you can read and enter into our summer book reading challenge!

Day:  August 12, 2022
Time:   -
Link/Location:  Register
August 12, 2022 - Register