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The Office of International Students and Scholars strives to deliver programs that embrace and unite the diverse cultures of the Lehigh community. We invite you to participate in our upcoming programs below.

NOW HIRING! OISS Graduate Assistant

OISS is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2024-2025 academic year. For a full description of job duties and requirements, please visit the position description here. Application's are due Sunday, April 7, 2024

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Financial Literacy: How to Avoid Scams

Date: Thursday, February 8

Time: 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Location: Global Union

Financial scams are unfortauntely on the rise, and often target international students. Learn how to identify a scam and what to do if you receive a text/call that you believe is a scam. This session will be presented by a representative from a local Bank of America branch. Coffee and light refreshments will be served!

Philadelphia Spring Break Trip

Date: Thursday, March 14

Depart Campus: 10:15 am

Depart Philly: 7:00 pm

Cost: $12.00

Looking for something to do during Spring Break!? Join us for a bus trip to Philadelphia, approximately 90 minutes from Bethlehem. Students are free to spend the day as they wish in Philly. This trip will be rain or shine! Deadline to sign up is Monday, February 26 at 9:00 AM.

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The 35th Annual International Bazaar

Date: Sunday, April 21

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: University Center Front Lawn (rain location: Grace Hall)

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Hershey Park

Date: Saturday, May 4

Depart Campus: 9:30 am

Depart Hershey Park: 7:00 pm

Cost: $18.00

Celebrate the end of the Spring semester with a trip to the largest amusement park in Pennsylvania! Tickets are only $18 (originally $39), with transportation included. The deadline to sign up is Sunday, April 14.

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international center for academic & professional english

Click here to view the free workshops offered by ICAPE during the Spring 2024 semester.

Local bethlehem events

Don't forget that we're surrounded by many exciting events and venues in the Lehigh Valley. If you'd like to go off campus, we encourage you to check out the following websites for ideas:

Spring in the Lehigh Valley

17 Essential Events in the Lehigh Valley this Spring

Historic Bethlehem (northside)


Discover Lehigh Valley


International Flag Request

Interested in using OISS & the Global Union's international flag(s)? Complete the form at least two weeks prior to your event. We have an inventory of over 150 flags from around the world.

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