International Students & Scholars Events

International Students & Scholars Events

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
International Programs Office- Teleconference Room
70 Butterfield Terrace

This workshop will provide you with information regarding your eligibility for OPT as well as application instructions, timeline and reporting requirements. OPT is part of your F immigration benefit and thus, UMass Amherst will remain your visa sponsor.

This workshop is limited to students graduating within the current academic year. You may register for one of the upcoming workshops by signing up on the Eventbrite page. Each workshop accepts up to 20 registrants. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Powerful documentary about childhood trauma and related issues of conflict and displacement. Panel of experts to support discussion about conflict, truma, and the Rohingya people to following viewing.

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 5:30pm

International Student & Staff Day with UMass Hockey Vs. Merrimack

5:30pm Pre-Game Reception with Free Food, Mullins Center, Mass Room 3rd Floor
7pm Game Start Time, Mullins Center

First 100 Registered UMass Students/Staff Tickets are FREE. Tickets are sold for a discounted price of $8 per person. To reserve your tickets REGISTER HERE.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
International Programs Office- Room 310

When something's bothering you, talking about is often the first step toward a solution! Join us for a free, friendly drop-in session with a counselor from the Center for Counseling & Pscychological Health (CCPH) in the International Programs Office Room 310 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Monday, December 2, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Old Chapel, Great Hall (2nd Floor)

Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea, and tasty snacks! In the Old Chapel, Great Hall, 2nd Floor. Co-sponsored by the Office for Advocacy, Inclusion, and Support Programs.