Upcoming ISSO Events – Week of Apr. 19-25

Community Time

Who: international students, scholars, post-docs, faculty members

Capacity: 24 people

When: Wednesday, April 21st 4-5 PM

Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union 

** Virtual Option: Thursday, April 22nd, 3-4 PM on Zoom.

Cost: Free!

Register: Here

This year has been tough. Come join us on Wednesday, April 21st at 4PM in the Campanile Room, Memorial Union 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.

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


ISSO/Student Wellness International Student Social

Who: international students, scholars, postdocs

** mark your calendars! Staff members can attend

When: Friday, April 23rd 4-6 PM

Location: South Campanile Lawn

Cost: Free

Register: Here

Join ISSO and Student Wellness on Friday, April 23rd from 4-6PM on South Campanile Lawn for a fun afternoon of outdoor yard games, music, a chance to win ISU Dining gift cards. Bring your friends and hang out, or meet and socialize with new ones at the International Student Social. Register here today!

Face coverings are required and physical distancing will be in place.


Hike at Brushy Creek State Park

Who: international students, scholars, and postdocs

Capacity: 10 people

When: Sunday, April 25th 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Cost: $21

Register: Here

Deadline: Friday, April 23rd at 11:59 PM

Enjoy the great outdoors by going on a day hike with Outdoor Recreation Programs at Brushy Creek State Park. Students can register online or in-person at Outdoor Recreation Program in State Gym. Covid-19 protocols will be in place with face coverings required at all times. There will be multiple vehicles taken in order to allow for social distancing.


ISSO Graduation Ceremony

Who: graduating students and their family & friends

** mark your calendars! Staff members can attend

Capacity: 250 people 

When: Friday, May 7th 2-3 PM

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Register: Here

Deadline: Sunday, April 25th at 11:59 PM 

The International Students and Scholar’s Office is excited to invite you to ISSO’s Graduation Ceremony. We want to celebrate YOU and your graduation from Iowa State University. To attend, please register for the ceremony by Sunday, April 25th at 11:59PM. 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! Face coverings are required to attend the event. Physical distancing protocols of at least 6 feet will be in place. 

Unable to attend in-person graduation? Register here to 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-5 PM in Room 324, Memorial Union, and watch the live stream of the ceremony on ISSO’s Facebook.