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January 2023

UNC Athletics 101

January 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx GEC 2008, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Location Change: due to tech issues, we will now be meeting in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium Join us to learn more about UNC basketball, school rivalries, review what events are free to attend, and learn about the ticket lottery system for men's basketball and football. Bring your laptop or another electronic device to set up your ticket account!

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Speaking Group (Zoom)

January 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 14, 2023

Speaking Group welcomes American and international participants from the UNC campus and the local community. The group meets weekly to discuss topics of culture, university life, or language learning strategies and resources. Our goal is to create a comfortable space to converse in English, to share cultural perspectives, and to build global relationships in our local community. Be sure to sign up for the email below to ensure you receive important updates and weekly topic emails. Chapel Hill Community: Sign…

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Unity Cafe

January 22 @ 5:10 pm - 7:30 pm
Carolina Union Auditorium, 209 South Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
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Join ISSS and SAO staff at the Unity Cafe MLK jr. Week of Celebration event. This event will be hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, CUAB, and Student Life & Leadership. We will meet in the Stone & Leaf cafe at 5:10pm to walk over and sit together. Be sure to bring your One Card to check in for the event! More Information about the event: "We would be honored to have you join us and be a…

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OPT 101 Workshop (In Person)

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 2, 2023 at 3:30 pm

One event on April 4, 2023 at 11:00 am

FedEx GEC 1009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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If you are graduating this year and want to learn more about OPT employment in F-1 status after graduation, this workshop is for you. We will review the OPT process from start to finish in this hour-long intensive workshop. To Register: go.unc.edu/optsp23 Please register at least 24 hours in advance of the workshop. Note: All six sessions will review the same content. Attendees can come to FedEx 2004 for in person workshops and staff will direct you to our meeting location.…

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UNC Women’s Gymnastics Tri-Meet

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carmichael Arena, 310 South Road
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Join ISSS, the SAO, and others students and scholars to watch UNC Gymnastics compete in a tri-meet (two additional schools competing with UNC). Admission is free with a UNC OneCard. We will meet in the Pit outside of the student stores at 5:40 to walk over to the Carmichael Arena together. If you cannot join us at 5:40, be sure to check out @isss_uncch story to see where are sitting. Join us as your schedule allows. Don't forget to bring…

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Spring Involvement Fair

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Pit, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Spring Involvement Fair is an in-person student organizations involvement fair that will be hosted on January 25th, in the Pit from 11am-1pm. The Spring Involvement Fair will offer in-person tabling opportunities for new and returning students to connect with student organizations, get free food and learn more about getting involved with student orgs and making the most out of their Carolina experience. This event is hosted by Student Life and Leadership. For more information, please visit Heellife.  

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Sprintax Nonresident Tax Webinar

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sprintax is offering free nonresident tax webinars for the upcoming 2022 tax filing season. Tax filing season begins on 24 January 2023 and concludes on 18 April 2023. Register Here In these tax webinars, international students, scholars and professionals will be run through everything they need to know about nonresident tax for the 2022 tax season. Topics will include who must file, tax residency, FICA, State returns, implications of misfiling as well as how to use Sprintax to prepare a…

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J-1 Exchange Visitor Social

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx GEC 4th Floor, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you a J-1 exchange visitor at UNC Chapel Hill? Join ISSS International Scholar Advisors at a social for J-1 exchange visitors currently campus at UNC Chapel Hill. This social will provide the opportunity for you to connect with and develop community with other J-1 exchange visitors on campus. International Scholar Advisors will also be available to engage in conversation and to assist in answering questions about campus and the surrounding community you may have. This social will be casual…

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Speaking Group (In Person)

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Speaking Group welcomes American and international participants from the UNC campus and the local community. The group meets weekly to discuss topics of culture, university life, or language learning strategies and resources. Our goal is to create a comfortable space to converse in English, to share cultural perspectives, and to build global relationships in our local community. Be sure to sign up for the email below to ensure you receive important updates and weekly topic emails. Speaking Group is going on…

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OPT 101 Workshop (Virtual)

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2023 at 12:00 pm

If you are graduating this year and want to learn more about OPT employment in F-1 status after graduation, this workshop is for you. We will review the OPT process from start to finish in this hour-long intensive workshop. To Register: go.unc.edu/optsp23         Please register at least 24 hours in advance of the workshop. Note: All six sessions will review the same content. Attendees can come to FedEx 2004 for in person workshops and staff will direct you…

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