Events and Community

Events are offered virtually and some are offered in person. All current students have access to Workshop registration and recordings through the iUIW app for current international students.

Spring 2021 EVENTS

Arrival & Welcome Week - January

Get to know the ISSS office, check into housing and meet new friends

Helping you learn about campus services, rules, and opportunities. Learn about the Alamo Heights neighborhood and Broadway street.

City Tour & Int'l Service Day - January

A day-long adventure with U.S. students, share your culture, and discover new friendships that will last a lifetime.

OPT, CPT & Internships - February

Learn OPT, CPT, Internships & tips for finding a job after graduation. Open to students and their academic advisors
*Part of the ISSS Workshop Series

Int'l Sports Night - Mid Feb

Join int'l students from area schools to watch the Local Sprints teams and get a special backstage experience.

*Part of the Sports Series

Asian New Year - January TBD

Experience the Asian new year celebration on campus, food performances, and booths. Hosted by Institute of World Cultures

Own Your Future- February TBD

Learn about the tricks of the trade and how to make the most of you F-1 & J-1 Status. Learn how to plan for the best employment options for international student in the U.S.

*Part of the ISSS Workshop Series

Rodeo Tour, Concert, and Stock Show - Mid February

Experience the Texas tradition!

* Part of the Lone Star State Tour

UIW Festival of Colors - March

A Celebration of Diversity at UIW - food, culture, music, art and more!

Featuring an on-campus Holi color-throwing experience

Women's History Month - March

Learn about women and their impact on the world, over 20 events on campus..

Earth Month - April

Learn about our place in preserving our earth and how you can make a difference.

ISSS Workshop Series - Feb, March, & April

Learn from the experts about job opportunities in the US, immigration options, and taxes. Also learn about getting a Texas ID, Travel and Your Legal Rights in the U.S.

Explore San Antonio - All Spring Semester

Visit San Antonio's historical sites and taste local art, music, and food.

Lone Star State Tour - All Spring Semester

Hiking in the Texas hill country, touring the state capital, and more.

Sports Series - All Spring Semester

Attend and cheer for UIW sports team, San Antonio sports teams, and international sports events.

And many more events throughout the semester!

Be the Change events - All Spring Semester

Community Service and outreach events with the children, elderly, refugees, and more in the San Antonio community. Teach people about your country and learn about theirs