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Upcoming Events

The ISSO Partners with the Offices of Multicultural Affairs and Student Activities. For a full list of their upcoming events, please refer to the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.

OMA Summer 2017 Events

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ISSO Coffee Hours

ISSO Coffee Hours are informational sessions featuring different departments on and off-campus on Fridays at 3 p.m. in Alumni Hall unless otherwise noted! ISSO does not host Coffee Hours in the Summer.

The Fall 2017 Semester Coffee Hours are as follows:

  • September 08: ISSO Coffee Hour – Welcome Session
  • September 15: ISSO Coffee Hour – RMV, SSN, On-Campus Employment
  • September 22: ISSO Coffee Hour - Student Resources
  • September 29: ISSO Coffee Hour - Post-OPT & STEM
  • October 13: ISSO Coffee Hour - Pre-OPT & CPT
  • October 20: ISSO Coffee Hour - Immigration Attorney Workshop
  • November 03: ISSO Coffee Hour - Advanced Job search
  • November 17: ISSO Coffee Hour - Travel Session
  • December 01: ISSO Coffee Hour - Travel Session
  • December 08: ISSO Coffee Hour - Travel Session
  • December 15: ISSO Coffee Hour - End of Semester Celebration


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New UMass Lowell Pair-Up Program

This new program offers its new students the opportunity to make American friends during their time of study through the Pair-Up Program. This program will match new international students with current American student to encourage multi-national friendship on campus. Hear from last year's participants.

For program information and eligibility, please e-mail