ISO Welcome

UO International Student Orientation

September 12-18
ISO is a fun and comprehensive orientation program where students will meet their International Student Advisors, complete immigration and health insurance requirements, and register for classes.







Cross Cultural Events on Campus

Islam and Christianity

February 19, 2016

Where: John E. Jaqua Auditorium

Learn the similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity. Our guest speaker, Yusha Evans a renowned Islamic scholar and was also raised in Greenville, S.C. with a very strict Methodist upbringing. He would like to discuss topics like the role of Jesuses in Islam and many more. He will also well comes question.

Racial Categories and Statistics: Can We Achieve Justice Without Them?

February 18, 2016

Where: 110 Knight Law Center

This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center's Public Affairs Speaker Series, which offers a fresh look at American political life, public policy, and current affairs.

Speaker, Kim Williams is an associate professor of political science at Portland State University, where she also directs the Center for Women, Politics and Policy in PSU's Hatfield School of Government. She is author of Mark One of More: Civil Rights in Multiracial America (University of Michigan Press, 2006).


Japan Night

February 13, 2016

Where: EMU Ballroom

Only $5 with student ID or $7 for general admission to enjoy dancing, games, origami, and Japanese food.

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Inside Africa

February 13, 2016

Where: Global Scholars Hall Great Room

Enjoy a free event of guest speakers, dance performance, and West African dinner with the African Students Association.

China Night 2016

February 6, 2016

Where: EMU Ballroom

Join us in celebrating China Night 2016. There will be a raffle, dances, singing, and delicious traditional Chinese food.

Tickets are $12.00 for adults; $11.00 for Senior - 65+; and $10 for UO students (1 ticket per Student ID).

Regional universities to participate in dialogue about South Asia

February 6, 2016

Where: White Stag Block in Portland, OR

Global Perspectives on the November 13 Terrorist Attacks on Paris: A Panel Discussion

December 3, 2015

Where: EMU Ballroom

“Global Perspectives on the November 13 Terrorist Attacks on Paris: A Panel Discussion” will provide an academic forum for sharing of information and informed reflection in response to the recent terror events. It will take place from noon – 2 p.m. on December 3. Panelists include Cory Browning, Angela Joya, Matthias Matthijs, Fabienne Moore, Anita Weiss, and Sebastián Urioste. For more information, please contact Nathalie Hester, who is organizing the panel event.

Mexican architect Antonio Siller to discuss cultural heritage, monuments of Morelos and Puebla at UO

November 23, 2015

Where: McKenzie Hall 229

Professor Juan Antonio Siller will be discussing his publications and research on The Cultural Heritage and Historical Monuments of the State of Morelos, and Monasteries of the XVI Century on the Slopes of Popocatépetl Volcano, in the States of Morelos and Puebla, Mexico.

Unity Vigil

November 23, 2015

Where: EMU Ballroom

A Unity Vigil will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the EMU Ballroom. The event will focus on dialogue about love, respect and community, featuring multiple cultural, religious and philosophical perspectives. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:00 p.m. You may RSVP here.