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Aug 4th, 2017 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Izzy's Ice Cream and Frisbee Social at the Guthrie with the ISSS Summer Group

Come explore the beautiful Guthrie Theater and the Historical Stone Arch Bridge and end the season with a game of Frisbee.

Please RSVP

Meeting Time: 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: ISSS office (Humphrey School, Room 190). We plan to walk to the Guthrie Theater as a group.

Aug 14th, 2017 (Mon) -- Aug 19th, 2017 (Sat)

iSuccess is a customized pre-orientation program that will give you an early start to your new life at the University of Minnesota.

You will have time to experience an American classroom, learn strategies for bridging cultural challenges, and prepare to succeed academically and personally at UMN. Register now at

Questions? Email

DATES: August 14-19, 2017
Registration required, as space is limited

Aug 21st, 2017 (Mon) -- Sep 1st, 2017 (Fri)
  Global Gopher Events

Start your UMN experience in the best possible way with Global Gopher Events! This is a special opportunity for you to meet other new international students, prepare for classes, discover the University’s amazing services, and get advice from experienced international student leaders. Go to to see the schedule and register.

Aug 22nd, 2017 (Tue)
  International Parent Orientation Program

Tuesday, August 22, 2016

International parents are invited to join ISSS on Tuesday, August 22 for a half-day International Parent Orientation Program (IPoP). The program will address any international student and parent related questions.

For more information or to register: Email; we can respond in different languages, if needed.

International Student & Scholar Services, Parent & Family Programs and Orientation and First-Year Programs (OFYP) partner together to give international parents an opportunity to get to know the University of Minnesota with other international parents.

Aug 24th, 2017 (Thu)
  Chinese International Parent Orientation Program

Thursday, August 24, 2016

Chinese-speaking international parents are invited to join a one-day alternative Chinese International Parent Orientation Program (CHIPoP) orientation session. This orientation is delivered in Chinese language and addresses specific questions and concerns of Chinese parents.

For more information: Email

To register: Email

Aug 29th, 2017 (Tue)
  Afrikan, Latinx and Muslim Student Events

Students who identify as Latino/a/x, Afrikan, or Muslim are invited to attend the following small group events. These sessions are part of Global Gopher Events, and returning students are encouraged to attend and share their experiences with new international students.

All of the events will be in Bruininks Hall, Room 230. To learn more, see the Global Gopher Events schedule or contact

Afrikan Student Connect
1:00-2:00 p.m

Latinx ConneX: Evento Para Estudiantes/Estudantes Latinoamericano/as
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Salaam: Muslim Student Support
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.