International Student Conference (ISC)

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Upcoming Conferences
Fall 2014: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Spring 2015: Thursday, January 15, 2015




International Student Services (ISS) is pleased to announce its Fall 2014 International Student Conference (ISC) which will be held on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in the Memorial Student Center on campus at Texas A&M University. The purpose of this conference is to bring together international students, guests, faculty, and staff. The conference will feature informational sessions and a resource fair including on and off campus services applicable to international student needs. Best of all, the conference is FREE to attend, refreshments will be provided, and AWESOME door prizes will be given away!

Also, you will not want to miss the ISC Welcome from 8:30-9:00am in MSC 2300C! THE FIRST 600 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE DOOR WILL GET A FREE 12th MAN TOWEL!!!. A 12th Man Towel is an item used at Texas A&M to show your support for the Aggie Football Team. To learn more about the tradition of the 12th Man, click here.


Conference Information
  • View the Fall 2014 ISC Agenda
  • View the Fall 2014 Booklet including Session Descriptions
  • View the Fall 2014 ISC Resource Fair Participants
  • Registration Information

    • To register for the Fall 2014 ISC, visit the Event Registration System website at https://ers.tamu.edu and login with your net ID and password. You will be able to view all available ISS events through this site. When you register for the ISC, an e-mail confirmation will be sent to your tamu.edu e-mail.Registration will close on Wednesday, August 27th at 4:00 pm. If you do not pre-register, you can still do walk in registration at the event on the 28th.
    • To ensure the ISC sign-in process is as efficient as possible, please bring your Aggie Card (Texas A&M identification card) to the conference. If you do not have an Aggie Card, make sure you know your UIN. Visit http://sbs.tamu.edu/aggiecard/ for information about how to obtain your Aggie Card.
    • Attendance at the Optional Practical Training (OPT) session by F-1 Students planning to apply for Post-completion OPT within the next year will count toward meeting the OPT workshop requirement, a necessary step in the process of obtaining an OPT recommendation from ISS!
  • Special Guests



    Dr. Anne Reber, Dean of Student Life

    The Offices of the Dean of Student Life strive to enhance your opportunities as a student to participate fully in the University experience. We do this by providing you with information, services, programs and involvement opportunities that facilitate responsible life choices and promote awareness of yourself and of your community.

    http://studentlife.tamu.edu/



Directions
  • For transit information, go to transport.tamu.edu
  • For a map of campus, go to http://aggiemap.tamu.edu/.
  • The MSC is located on main campus and there are several off-campus buses that will take you very close to the MSC. Visit http://transport.tamu.edu/BusRoutes/ for details.

    • Note: August 28th is still considered a break period for transit services. As such, most buses will stop operating around 6:00 p.m. Check the schedule for the specific route you will need to make sure that you depart from the conference on time!
  • If you plan to drive to the conference, the closest visitor parking is available in the University Center Garage (attached to the Koldus Building). This garage is located across the street from the MSC. For information about other visitor parking areas on-campus, visit http://transport.tamu.edu/parking/visitor.aspx. If you already have a parking permit, visit http://transport.tamu.edu/Parking/special.aspx#break to find out where you can park.
Volunteer Information
  • Volunteers are always needed in order to help make this conference a success! Anyone interested in volunteering is encouraged to do so. You do not have to be associated with Texas A&M University in order to volunteer for this event.
  • Volunteer tasks may include but are not limited to assisting with the attendee registration process, helping attendees navigate the conference venue, and distributing refreshments to attendees. You are welcome and encouraged to sign up for more than one timeslot below!
  • Volunteer Registration for the Fall 2014 ISC: http://www.jooners.com/guest?l=d2da2bf0-d1c6-41f2-b5ce-72dddf9fb962 (You may need to refresh your web browser after selecting the link if the entire page does not load automatically.)
“Get Connected”
  • Connect to TAMU International Student Services through one of the following ways:

    • Sign up for our ISS Listserv at our website iss.tamu.edu
    • “Like” our ISS Facebook Page at /TAMUISS
    • “Follow” ISS on Twitter at @TAMUISS
    • “Follow” ISS on Instagram at @TAMUISS
  • You can also “Get Connected” to our Fall 2014 International Student Conference on August 28th:

    • Use our hashtag, #TAMUISC
    • Check out our Facebook Event Page
    • Register TODAY at Tx.ag/TAMUISC
    • Take a “selfie” at the ISC
    • Participate in the ISC Photo Contest
Future Conferences
  • Spring 2015 ISC

    • The Spring 2015 ISC will take place on January 15th, 2015 in the Memorial Student Center (MSC) on the Texas A&M University Campus.
  • Registration Information

    • Additional details about the Spring 2015 ISC will be posted as soon as they become available.
Past Conferences


last updated: 08/2014
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