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 

Where:

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

REGISTER HERE 

 

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) 

 

REGISTER HERE  

 

 

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)

REGISTER HERE 

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