Fall 2019 Calendar


International Services welcomes you to our programs designed to help you meet other students, faculty and staff, learn or discuss topics relevant to you, and engage in cultural experiences.
These events are co-sponsored with the International Friends Program (IFP).
If you have any questions about our events, please contact us at global@fau.edu

If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in these events, please email us at global@fau.edu or call 561-297-3049 at least 5 days prior to the event.




Below you will find a list of programs and events that will occur during the Fall semester.
You can also find our Fall calendar here:


Add our events to your own calendar in just a few clicks!

Step 1: Visit our public Google Calendar to see our full calendar
Step 2: Browse our calendar and look at our event dates and details (this will not copy information in your calendar, it will just let you view it)
Step 3: Chose the events that you are interested in and mark "copy to my calendar" (you will need to log in with your FAU email/personal Gmail)
Voila! Now you have our events on your own calendar.
You can set up notifications, share events, and join in on all the learning and fun!




International Welcome Reception

Meet new students, learn about global opportunities at FAU and enjoy international free food!
Open to ALL students, faculty and staff!

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Center for Global Engagement, DP-49


International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW), November 18-22, 2019, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Stay tuned for more information!

  November 18 – 22


Thanksgiving Lunch

Come and learn about the tradition of Thanksgiving at Boca Raton Community Church!

Boca Raton Community Church
470 NW 4th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Sunday, Nov. 17, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Boca Raton Community Church

End of the Semester Celebration

Join us to celebrate the end of semester and recent graduates. Refreshments will be provided. Bring family and friends

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. - Noon
  Center for Global Engagement, DP-49

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International Friends Program Events/Meetings


Stay tuned for more information!




Immigration Workshop

What happens after I graduate?

Learn about after graduation options and how to become a U.S. Permanent Resident (for F-1 and J-1 students)
  Wednesday, Sept. 18, 3 – 5 p.m.

  BU 109

CPT/OPT Workshop

Employment information for F-1 students.

Are you an international student (F-1) interested in off-campus employment before or after graduation?
Then this workshop is for you!
We will provide you with information about the application process, regulations, answer all your questions, and give you
tips to find these opportunities.

  Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4 - 5 p.m.
  Thursday, Oct. 17, 4 -5 p.m.
  Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1 - 2 p.m.
     Center for Global Engagement, DP-49

International Walk-in Advising


Do you have a quick question in regards to your F-1 status?

Stop by during walk-in advising! 

15 min – first-come first-served

Tuesdays: 10 a.m. - Noon

Wednesdays: 2 – 4 p.m.

Thursdays: 2 – 4 p.m.

Campus Visits

Stop-by for:

  • One-on-one advising related to your F-1 status.
  • We can answer questions related to:
  • Reduced Course Load authorizations (RCL)
  • Employment authoizations: On-Campus/CPT/OPT applications/Social Security Letter
  • Maintaining status
  • Resources on and off-campus.

Davie campus

First Wednesday of every month:
     9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

     1 – 4 p.m.
     LA 112 G

Jupiter campus

First Thursday of every month:
     9/5, 10/3, 11/7,  12/5

     1 – 4 p.m.
     SR 108 F

No classes, Office Closed

  • Labor Day: Sept. 2
  • Veteran’s day: Nov. 11
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28 - 29
  • Winter Break: Dec. 24 – Jan. 1


Important Dates/Deadlines


•Aug. 23 Reduced Course Load authorization deadline

     (after this date only accepted case-by-case basis)

•Nov. 14  Deadline to submit documents for I-20 Extension

OPT Important Dates

•Sept. 16  Application Opens
•Dec. 13   Recommended Deadline
•Jan.  3     Final Deadline
 Last Modified 8/2/19