International Student Scholar Services events

Optional Practical Training (OPT) workshops

OPT is work permission for qualified F-1 students, usually after graduation. For students interested in applying for OPT, attendance at an OPT workshop is required. Several workshops are offered each fall and spring semester. Workshops are usually held in the Blome Conference Room, Blome building, Center for International Education (building 2 on campus).

For more information contact International Student Scholar Services (ISSS) at 

International Festival and International Idol

As part of the Center for International Education’s International Week every April, ISSS coordinates International Festival and International Idol events. Both events are free to attend. Specific dates are announced every year in the leadup to International Week.


If interested in participating, contact ISSS at for an application and more information.