Programs & Trips

ISSO Program Schedule

Dates and times are subject to change. Prices and details will be announced via email on the iPrograms-L e-list.  Tickets for ISSO trips are available for purchase through issotickets.com.

January

18 Thursday

International Student Orientation

2:00-4:30 pm in Warren Hall, auditorium room B25
This orientation is for incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional students and will provide essential immigration and legal information, guidelines on health and safety, and tips for academic success. Come and meet other new students and receive a warm welcome from student volunteers who are prepared to share their experiences at Cornell.

February

2 Friday

Basketball and Pre-game Pizza Party/Cornell against Dartmouth University
6:00 pm, Kaplan Room in Bartels Field House (Location To Be Confirmed)
7:00 pm game start time in Newman Arena in Bartels
The ISSO invites international students, visiting academic staff, family members, and their friends to join us for a pizza party before the game and mingle with old and new friends and then cheer on Cornell Big Red Basketball. Discounted basketball tickets will be available at the ISSO in B-50 Caldwell Hall, a week before the game. 

8 Thursday

Valentine's Day Celebration at International Coffee Hour!
3:30-5:30 pm, Big Red Barn
Make a valentine for your sweetheart and/or family members. Open to international and US students, staff, faculty, and families.

25 Sunday

Day Trip Skiing/Snowboarding at Greek Peak
Register for this trip, and purchase a ticket online beginning at 9:00 am on Tuesday, February 6th. Once details have been finalized, trip information will be available at issotickets.com

March

March 31- April 3 Saturday-Tuesday

Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC
Register for this trip, and purchase a ticket online beginning at 9:00 am on Tuesday, March 6. Once details have been finalized, trip information will be available at issotickets.com.

April

21 Saturday

 Day Trip to Corning Museum of Glass 
Register for this trip, and purchase a ticket online beginning at 9:00 am on Tuesday, April 3rd. Once details have been finalized, trip information will be available at issotickets.com

May

23 Wednesday

Ice Cream Social for Graduating International Students. Everyone Welcome!
1:00-3:00 pm at Big Red Barn.

27 Sunday

Commencement
Congratulations!

*International Coffee Hour

Every Thursday while classes are in session, join us for International Coffee Hour from 3:30-5:30 PM in the Big Red Barn. Meet new friends over light refreshments and world music. All are welcome!

Get Trip Announcements by Joining our Listserves!

Are you interested in taking one of our trips? Here is what you need to know! Trip announcements will be sent to iPrograms-L and international-L electronic lists. Spaces are generally limited and participants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. In most cases, trip fees will apply. Registration and payment for trips are being processed online through University Ticket Sales. Prior to registering for a trip, if you have not already done so for a previous trip, you will need to create an account at issotickets.com.

Email any questions to apr6@cornell.edu