International Student Services

Workshops & Activities

Workshops

Travel & F1 Visa Workshop:
Interested in traveling home or to Canada over the holidays & winter break? Not sure what documents you need when traveling, or how to apply for your new F1 visa? We will discuss in this workshop about everything you need to know before you travel and the resources available to help you.

Students are encouraged to bring their current UW Bothell I-20 to the workshop to receive the current travel signature from the International Student Advisor.

Internships & Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop:
Interested in doing an internship? Come to our informational session to learn about the employment opportunities you have with your F-1 visa, and how you can apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) work authorization to do your internship. ISS will share information to help you through the process, and answer questions.

If you are not able to attend a workshop, students are encouraged to review the CPT information online, and then schedule an appointment to meet with the International Student Advisor (iss@uwb.edu).

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop:
Interested to work in the U.S. after graduation? Come to our informational session to learn about how you can apply for OPT work authorization. ISS will share information to help you through the application process, and answer your questions. The OPT Information and Application Packet is online here.

 
All workshops will be held in UW1-103:
  • Thursday, April 10 @ 2pm
  • Tuesday, April 15 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday, April 23 @ 1pm
  • Thursday, April 24 @ 4pm
  • Thursday, May 1 @ 1pm
  • Monday, May 5 @ 4pm
  • Monday, May 12 @ 3pm
  • Wednesday, May 21 @ 4pm
  • Tuesday, May 27 @ 2pm

Activities

One of our support services is to provide cultural adjustment assistance to new and current international students at the University of Washington Bothell. Throughout the academic year, we will be hosting and collaborating with on-campus groups to offer students many opportunities to meet students and community members through various fun and interactive activites. We are excited to meet new and continuring students this upcoming quarter! Visit our Facebook Page and read the ISS Newsletter for information on upcoming events!

Previous Activities Have Included....

• Auntie Anne's Pretzel Field Trip
• International Game Night
• Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm
• Winter Life Snowshoeing Tour in Leavenworth
• Future of Flight - Boeing Tour
• Skagit Valley Tulip Festival & Deception Pass State Park
• Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
• Cooking for College Students
• Tour Seattle
• Bowling at Kenmore Lanes
• Food Lifeline Volunteering
• Ice Skating in Lynnwood
• Snowshoeing in Snoqualmie
• Muddy Boots Tour of UW Bothell Wetlands
• Thanksgiving Dinner with UW Bothell faculty/staff
• Dinner at Zen Garden
 

The International Student Facilitators is a student organization that aims to assist international students in their transiton to life in the United States and at UW Bothell. They will also be planning quarterly activities that all international and domestic students at UW Bothell are welcome to join. Check out the ISF Facebook page or contact ISF to join their listserv to stay informed of all upcoming activities!

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