Discover what Penn has to offer!

View the ISSS Calendar to see all the events! 

Activities and Events

APT Workshops for New International Students
                       Sign up today!
    • Fall 2015 apt workshops
    • Fall 2015 apt workshops
    • fall 2015 american football 101
    • fall 2015 american football 101
    • fall 2015 amish culture trip
    • fall 2015 amish culture trip
    • ibikephilly
    • ibikephilly
Bike Safety Workshop

Philadelphia is a very bike-friendly city, with bike lanes on many streets and bicycling is a great way to get around. However, there are still many things you should be aware of when riding your bike. In this workshop, you'll learn about how to ride safely, secure your bike well and get some tips about some great bike rides in the Philly area.

REGISTER HERE for Bike Safety Workshop

OPT Workshops & Webinars

ISSS offers OPT Workshops for F-1 Students in two formats - In-person and Webinar. All in-person workshops are held at ISSS at 3701 Chestnut Street and all webinars are live, online sessions.

Please scroll down for workshops for Penn department administrators.

Fall 2015 Schedule

In-Person Workshops
Date Time Registration
Thursday, Sept. 17 3:00 - 4:00pm  
Wednesday, Sept. 30 12:00 - 1:00pm Register here
Tuesday, Oct. 6 4:00 - 5:00pm Register here
Friday, Oct. 16 12:00 - 1:00pm Register here
Thursday, Oct. 29 4:00 - 5:00pm Register here
OPT Webinars
Date Time Registration
Friday, Sept. 18 11:30am - 12:30pm  
Tuesday, Oct. 20 12:00 - 1:00pm Register Here
Friday, Nov. 13 12:00 - 1:00pm Register Here

Be prepared! Please review information about OPT before attending a workshop or webinar.

Workshops for Penn Department Administrators

These workshops are NOT for students or scholars, only Penn administrators.

Title Date Time
H-1B Workshop Wed. 10/14 1:00 - 3:00pm
Overview of Hiring Foreign Nationals Mon. 10/19 1:00 - 3:00pm
J-1 Scholar Workshop Thurs. 10/29 1:00 - 3:00pm

Space is limited. Please register here.