UNI welcomes its new international students to campus with a mix of information sessions, social events and recreational activities.
International Students and Scholars Office will sponsor a ski trip. The cost is $63 for transportation to and from Sundown, lift ticket, lesson and ski or snowboard rental. Departure time is 9 a.m.; returning to campus no later than 8 p.m. The registration deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, in the ISSO office, 113 Maucker Union. Payment must be made in cash and exact change only. Space is limited; tickets are first-come, first-served. A waiver of liability is required to be completed at the time of registration. Contact Felix Weigel for more information.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities. The Black Hawk County Recorders Office will be at the fair to assist with new or renewal passports.
The Study Abroad Center will host Florence University of the Arts (FUA) representative Massimo Coppetti; he will discuss opportunities available to study in Italy for a semester or summer.
The International Students and Scholars Office will sponsor a day trip to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. The Mall of America is the largest shopping mall in the United States and offers countless shopping opportunities as well as numerous attractions, dining options and more. Cost is $20. Complete the Mall of America sign-up form (see event link) and come to ISSO, 113 Maucker Union, by Monday, Nov. 9, to pay and receive your ticket. Payments must be made in cash and exact change only. Space is limited; tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants are required to print, sign and date the Waiver of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement and submit it to ISSO when paying for a ticket.
Celebrate IEW with various events and activities across campus all week. Visit our website for a full schedule. If your office, department, or student organization is celebrating IEW and is not yet listed on the schedule, please email ISSO Graduate Assistant, Felix Weigel, with your event details and you will be included.
The Study Abroad Center will host a fair for summer programs. Learn about short-term program options, including capstone programs and summer schools. There are new programs to destinations including Brazil, China, Cuba, Demark/Iceland, Galapagos Islands, Spain and more. Program course leaders and past participants will be available to answer questions.
The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) and the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) are partnering to bring together local and global traditions of various cultures.
For the first edition of the academic year, join ISSO for Brazilian deliciousness and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the CME's Cultural Corner, Dia de los Muertes Paintings, 5-minute massages, pumking decorating, and a Loteria (Mexican Bingo) sponsored by the Hispanic Latino Student Union.
The Study Abroad Center will host a speed advising event for students to learn more about Study Abroad programs from students who have experienced study abroad.
Come and learn about study abroad opportunities. Meet past participants, faculty and staff. Learn about financial aid, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and study-work-internship-research volunteer abroad. Free admission. There will be more than 50 exhibitors.
During the event we will celebrate Passport Day. If you want to renew or apply for a new passport, the Black Hawk County Recorders Office will be there to assist you. For renewal you will need to bring your old passport. For new, you will need to bring a certified birth certificate and your drivers license. In both cases, cost is $110 plus $25 for processing fee or $40 (with photo) to be paid by check or many order that same day. Click here for detail information on passport application requirements.