Events & Programs

*Spring 2018* Everyday English

What: Casual gathering of international students and GW staff to talk, in English, about various topics and themes (dating, academic presentations, American slang, etc.

When: Wednesdays during the Spring semester 


January 24, 31 (Marvin Center, room 311)

February 7, 14, 21, 28  (Marvin Center, room 311)

March 7, 21  (Marvin Center, room 311)

March 28 (Marvin Center, room 413-414)

April 4 (Marvin Center, room 301)

April 11 (Marvin Center, room 413-414)

April 18 (Marvin Center, room 311)

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Want more information on English and foreign language services? Visit the GW Language Center website. 


OPT Workshop

What: Workshop hosted by the Center for Career Services and the ISO to provide information to students seeking Optional Practial Training (OPT). 

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Marvin Center, room 302



Lunar New Year Celebration

What: Celebrate the Year of the Dog with GW's Confucius Institute, Segur Center for Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Languages & Literature, the MSSC and ISO by socializing with GW students, faculty, and staff while enjoying food and student performances! 

When: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

Location: Smith Center, Colonials Club (600 22nd St. NW) 





International Student Tax Workshop 

What: Tax workshop hosted by the GW Tax Department explaining how international students, if necessary, should file taxes in the U.S. 

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m 

Location: Marvin Center, room 307 

*no pre-registration required*


Staycation Events

What: The ISO has planned events during the week of Spring Break for students who are remaining in D.C. during the break.

Activities: click on an event to register! 

Monuments by Moonlight - Tuesday, March 13 (meet in Marvin Center at 4:45 p.m.; group will depart Marvin Center at 5:00 p.m.) 

U.S. Bureau of Printing & Engraving tour - Thursday, March 15 (meet in Marvin Center at 11:30 a.m.; tour begins at 12:30 p.m.)

Potomac Heritage Trail Hike - Friday, March 16 (meet in Marvin Center first floor lobby at 9:30 a.m.)

Newseum Tour - Saturday, March 17 (meet in Marvin Center at 10:00 a.m.) 


Workshop: STEM, OPT, H-1B & Beyond

What: The ISO will be hosting a guest speaker from the Virginia law firm McCandlish Holton to discuss and guide students, faculty, and staff on the intricacies of STEM, OPT, H-1B and more. 

Date: Thursday, March 22

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. 

Location: Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom (3rd floor)


ISO Events Photo Gallery

View past ISO events and programs including GW campus tours, Capital Building tours, kayaking, social events, and more!