Events Calendar

April 2021

April 5, 2021

Event image for March Madness Finals Watch Party
9:00pm to 11:00pm

We have almost made it to the final two teams in the March Madness basketball tournament!

Join OISS staff members Luca & Molly to watch the live final game over Zoom on Monday, April 5th. We will only use the chat function of Zoom, so you don't have to worry about being on video... more

April 6, 2021

Event image for Community Conversation: Discussing Recent Events in the U.S.
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join OISS for a community conversation with fellow international students and scholars to discuss how it feels to live in the U.S. right now and process all of the recent events that are taking place around the country. We want to hear how you are doing and what is on your mind. 

This program will... more

April 7, 2021

Event image for Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar
2:00pm to 3:00pm

This Sprintax webinar will provide an overview of the core principles of US nonresident tax for international students and scholars. Topics covered will include who must file a tax return, residency for tax purposes, FICA, amended returns, implications of misfiling, the stimulus check and much more.

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April 9, 2021

Event image for Art In April: YCBA at home: Artists in Conversation | An-My Lê
12:00pm to 1:00pm

During the month of April, OISS will be promoting the amazing virtual arts programs that are happening across campus. Our first feature is on the Yale Center of British Art's At Home program!

“An-My Lê, artist (Yale MFA 1993) and the Charles Franklin Kellogg and Grace E. Ramsey Kellogg... more

April 12, 2021

Event image for Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar
12:00pm to 1:00pm

This Sprintax webinar will provide an overview of the core principles of US nonresident tax for international students and scholars. Topics covered will include who must file a tax return, residency for tax purposes, FICA, amended returns, implications of misfiling, the stimulus check and much more.

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April 14, 2021

Event image for Art In April - Double Take: Looking at Art with Gallery Guides
12:30pm to 1:30pm

During the month of April, OISS is promoting the amazing virtual arts programs that are happening across campus. This week we are featuring an event at the Yale University Art Gallery. 

“Join our undergraduate Gallery Guides in conversation as they bring two different perspectives to a single... more

April 16, 2021

Event image for Art In April - At Home: Artists in Conversation with Michael Craig-Martin
12:00pm to 1:00pm

During the month of April, OISS is promoting the amazing virtual arts programs that are happening across campus. This week we are featuring an event at the Yale Center for British Art

“The artist Michael Craig-Martin (Yale BA 1963, MFA... more

April 20, 2021

Event image for Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar
10:00am to 11:00am

This Sprintax webinar will provide an overview of the core principles of US nonresident tax for international students and scholars. Topics covered will include who must file a tax return, residency for tax purposes, FICA, amended returns, implications of misfiling, the stimulus check and much more.

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April 22, 2021

Event image for Welcome to the New World Book Discussion with IRIS
5:30pm to 6:30pm

OISS is thrilled to be partnering with IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, for a discussion on Welcome to the New World, a graphic novel featured in The... more

April 27, 2021

Event image for Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar
1:00pm to 2:00pm

This Sprintax webinar will provide an overview of the core principles of US nonresident tax for international students and scholars. Topics covered will include who must file a tax return, residency for tax purposes, FICA, amended returns, implications of misfiling, the stimulus check and much more.

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April 28, 2021

Event image for Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar for OPT/CPT (E)
11:30am to 12:30pm

Topics covered will include residency for tax purposes, tax liabilities when on OPT/CPT and pre-employment tax forms when on OPT/CPT. The Sprintax team will also provide an overview of Sprintax TDS Personal which can be used to prepare your pre OPT/CPT employment tax documents.

June 1, 2021

Event image for Molly Makes...Muffins!
(All day)

Welcome to a new series of programs at OISS this semester called Molly Makes…! Throughout the spring semester your Assistant Director of Programs at OISS, Molly Hampton, will attempt to “make” something... more

Event image for Screen-Free Hour Challenge
(All day)

As a student or scholar at Yale, screens are a big part of your academic life. Classes and meetings are happening over Zoom, your emails are endless, and your personal life has moved to virtual meeting spaces over the last year. Screens are unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean we should constantly be tied to... more

(All day)

February is always one of the toughest months of winter. It’s still cold. It’s still dark. And there are new stressors with starting the new year. 

That’s why we are challenging you to a 30 Day Happiness Challenge! Find some examples of pre-made Happiness Challenge charts on our... more

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First things first; what is a gratitude journal? The basic premise of a gratitude journal is to spend a moment every day or once a week writing down something that you’re thankful for. You can get a new journal to dedicate this practice to, or you can add it into your existing bullet journal (check out... more

(All day)

Welcome to the third installment of the Molly Makes series, where Molly, OISS Assistant Director for Programs, “makes” something new and invites you to join her in the journey.

This... more

June 2, 2021

Event image for Self-Guided New Haven Street Art Walking Tour
(All day)

Spring has finally arrived and with the new season comes beautiful weather which is perfect for discovering new parts of New Haven!

One way to get to know your community is through it’s art, and New Haven is actually a haven (get it) for public street art and community murals.

We have... more

Event image for A Guide To Self-Care Sundays
(All day)

Being a student or scholar at Yale comes with it’s fair share of pressure and stress. Often when we are stressed and overwhelmed with school and work, we forget to prioritize our own self-care. In turn, when we forget about taking care of ourselves that trickles into our professional lives and prevents us... more

(All day)

Welcome to the fourth installment of the... more

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Did anyone else find it hard to set goals in 2020? There was no where to go, restaurants weren’t open, gyms were closed, borders were hard to cross; basically planning felt hard or even impossible.
 

But now with a vaccine plan in place, planning & goal setting seem possible again! ... more

June 3, 2021

(All day)

Welcome to the fifth installment of the... more

June 4, 2021

8:00pm to 7:45pm

As we get closer to the end of the semester, stress might begin to build up and start to feel overwhelming. But instead of just turning on the TV or ordering takeout to take your mind off of everything, try some art therapy instead!

Humans are creative by nature and art has been shown to actually have a... more

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We could all use a little extra kindness in our days, right? Well help us spread the love by painting kindness rocks and leave them across campus for people to find!

Here’s what you need:

  1. A Rock – any size will work!
  2. Sharpies or Paint – or both!... more

June 5, 2021

Event image for Mindful Bingo
(All day)

Having a hard time inserting mindfulness into your daily routine? Try Mindful Bingo!

 

You can use the Mindful Bingo sheet above or check out other examples on our Pinterest Board. The game is simple. Every Monday pick a square on the bingo sheet to start... more

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Welcome to the sixth installment of the... more

June 8, 2021

8:00pm to 7:45pm

In celebration of Earth Day, our wellness activity for the week is to get outside and take a mindful hike or walk! Never taken a mindful walk before? Look at our Pinterest board for some tips on how to get started.

What is mindful hiking? Basically it’s... more