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International Student Center


Winter Quarter 2017

OPT Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 8th

Time: 12:30pm-1:25pm


April Workshop: TBA

Real Talk

Date: Wednesday, March 1st

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: International Student Center Lounge, PAVL 160

Engage in conversations with fellow students to check in with each other on how your year is going, get support, and strengthen connections with your peers. Soup will also be provided by Programming Assistant Sebastian, who will be making Sopa Chilena!

MoPOP Visit

Date: Saturday, February 25th

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Reserve your spot at the ISC Front Desk (PAVL 160)

Fee: $15 - includes discounted ticket price and transportation

To learn more about the city you live in, the International Student Center will give you the opportunity to visit the Museum of Pop Culture with other students for a discounted price! The museum is an interactive way to learn about Seattle's culture and its wider influence. Fee: $15
We will be meeting at the Bell Turnaround at 10am and taking a bus to the museum.

Karaoke Event

Date: Friday, February 17th

Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm

Location: ISC Lounge - PAVL 160


Come take a study break and sing with us at the ISC! Snacks and fun will be provided. For more information, contact Lauren Albano at



Bavarian Dog Sledding

Saturday, February 4, 2017


Wenatchee National Forest/Leavenworth, Washington State

Bridge into a unique lifestyle. Enjoy a dog-sled ride through majestic snowfields and learn about the strength it takes to run and race snow dogs. Afterward, step into Leavenworth’s Bavarian-style town to taste authentic foods and the atmosphere of a traditional culture. With new appreciation for how Northern people and their animals conquer the elements, take the opportunity to come back to the city with a new perspective of what winter means for different cultures.  Proposed, planned and facilitated by student leaders of the OAR program.

Contact: Outdoor Adventure Recreation (OAR);; 206-398-4588

Sponsored by Seattle University Recreation’s Outdoor Program


International Week

Date: Monday, January 30th - Friday, February 3rd


Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara: Indian Student Association Bollywood Movie Night

Friday, February 3, 2017

5:00pm (Doors Open & Light Snacks Served)

5:30pm-7:30pm (Movie Shown)

International Student Center Lounge – PAVL 160

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (English:You won't get this life again) is a 2011 Indian coming-of-age comedy-drama where 3 friends combat their insecurities, fears and shed the emotional baggage of the past. Come join us a fun yet meaningful movie experience!

Contact: Polo Shambhavi;

Sponsored by the International Student Center & The Indian Student Association


A Taste of the International District

Saturday, February 3, 2017

9:00am to 2:00pm

Off-Campus: International District

Join a guided walking tour of the international district, a historical and cultural epicenter just a short walk from campus! We will end our adventure with a meal together in one of the I.D.'s delicious restaurants. Proposed, planned and facilitated by student leaders of the OAR program.

Contact: Outdoor Adventure Recreation (OAR);; 206-398-4588

Sponsored by Seattle University Recreation’s Outdoor Program


Peace Corps Information Session

Thursday, February 2, 2017

12:30pm-1:20 pm

Engineering Building 307

If you are looking for a meaningful way to develop your professional skills and engage in global development, consider Peace Corps. Volunteers work in collaboration with community members in more than 70 developing countries. All majors are welcome.  Learn more about Peace Corps at their website:

Contact: Monica Duke;; 206-296-6177

Sponsored by Seattle University Career Services and the United States Peace Corps


Tea and Dessert Tasting Social

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Noon to 2:00pm 

International Student Center Lounge – PAVL 160

This event is aiming for students come to ISC and enjoy tea from different countries and desserts, know some tea history and fun fact about tea. In the meantime, students can get to know each other and make friends. 

Contact: Danlei Chen; 206-296-6260;

Sponsored by The International Student Center


Faculty-led Short-Term Programs Info Table

Thursday, February 2, 2017

11:30am-1:30 pm

Student Center, 2nd Floor, East Information Table   

Stop by to learn more about short-term education abroad courses taught and led by SU faculty during Spring break and summer.

Contact: Education Abroad Office;; 206-296-2226

Sponsored by The Education Abroad Office


Fireside Dialogue: Lessons Learned Abroad

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

12:30pm-1:30 pm

Xavier Global House 1st Floor Lounge   

Do you want to learn more about students’ experiences studying abroad? Come listen to returnees from a variety of education abroad programs share their experiences and answer your questions.

Contact: Gina Lopardo;; 206-296-6460

Sponsored by The Education Abroad Office, Department of Modern Languages and Culture, Xavier Global House.


Understanding Today's Wars: Briefings on the Causes, Current Situations, and Possible Solutions to Six Current Conflicts around the World

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Administration Building Room 223

Brief description not to exceed two sentences: This panel presentation promotes a deeper understanding and engagement with war and conflict around the world.  In this hour-long session, student presenters will briefly describe the causes, current situations, and possible solutions to six conflicts around the world. The presenters in this panel will be students from INST 3910-02: War & Reconciliation.

Contact: Dr. Serena Cosgrove;

Sponsored by International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences


Say My Name

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Noon to 1:00pm

Student Center Room 210

Learn from native speakers, namely our own international students, some useful tips on pronouncing names in multiple languages.  This popular program includes lunch and has limited seating.  RSVP required to

Contact: Dale Watanabe;, 206-296-6260

Sponsored by The International Student Center


Panel: Hate Speech and Bias in the Current Political Climate

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Time is TBA

Location is TBA

This panel will examine the current state of bias and hate related speech in the current political climate. Hate-related incidents & speech have been on the rise, and in addition to the current day realties around these issues some historical concepts will also be explored by panelists. Panelists will be representatives from the sponsoring organizations. Be sure to join us for this engaging panel.

Contact: Tyrone Brown;; 206-296-6074

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Campus Ministry, the International Student Center, & The Council on Islamic American Relations


Education Abroad: Winter Re-Entry Event

January 30th, 2017


Student Center Room 130

This event is for students returning from education abroad experiences. Connect with other students, share your stories, and learn how to make the most out of re-entry.

Contact: Kirsti Ruud;; 206-220-8259

Sponsored by The Education Abroad Office


Seattle University International Inaugural Alumni Reception

Saturday, January 28, 2017


Student Center Room 160

SU Alumni that purchase a $20 ticket to the International Dinner are welcomed to join us for cheese and wine to network and greet each other prior to the 40th Anniversary International Dinner.  The Reception will serve as the official launch of the Alumni Chapter.

Contact: Marie Johnston;; 206-296-6260

Sponsored by the Seattle University Alumni Association, International Alumni Chapter, and the International Student Center


40th Annual International Dinner: “#IDFlashback40”

Saturday, January 28, 2017


Campion Ballroom, Seattle University

The International Dinner is an excellent opportunity to celebrate different cultures, cuisines, and global music with friends and family. Enjoy performances and food from around the world prepared by students and local Chef Paolo Campbell! Great prizes are raffled off throughout the evening!

Tickets: $10 for Students, $20 for Staff/Faculty/Community

Tickets Available at: (online)

Contact: Lauren Albano;; 206-296-6260

Sponsored by The International Student Center