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ISSSCONNECTION refers to the variety of unique events organized or co-hosted by ISSS.

ISSS offers events in three categories: Uniquely Global, Uniquely USA, Uniquely Illinois, and Uniquely NISE (New International Student Experience). All events share the common goal of connection, which enriches the student and scholar experience at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Uniquely Global Uniquely USA Uniquely Illinois Uniquely NISE
uniquely global

Engage in intercultural exchange through mutual understanding and respect.

Events focus on:

  • language exchange
  • international cuisine
  • traditions/celebrations
  • country spotlights
uniquely usa

Explore American culture through educational and social events.

Events focus on:

  • excursions
  • recreation
  • customs/holidays
  • social connection
uniquely illinois

Experience the state of Illinois' culture and university traditions.

Events focus on:

  • local tourism
  • sports/recreation
  • partnerships with campus services
new international student experience

Introduce new students to the university through orientation and social events.

Events focus on:

  • immigration policy
  • campus resources
  • student support services
  • building community

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