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OIS News - 1/11/2018

Cultural Coffee Hour – OIS Collaboration with the UIC Counseling Center

This spring the Office of International Services is collaborating with the UIC Counseling Center to host a series of dialogues focused on common experiences and perspectives of international students. The series will run every Friday from January 26 to February 16, 12:00-1:00 p.m. and each week will feature a new topic for conversation. Light refreshments will be provided.


Cultural Coffee Hour with the UIC Counseling Center and OIS

Office of International Services, Student Services Building, 1200 West Harrison Street, Suite 2160

Fridays, January 26 to February 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Friday, January 26: Intercultural Friendships
  • Friday, February 2: Cultural Adjustment and Acclimation
  • Friday, February 9: Culture Shock/Culture Attack
  • Friday, February 16: Understanding Individualism
  • Friday, February 23: Navigating U.S. Politics

The Cultural Coffee Hour is open to UIC international students and each session is limited to 15 participants. If you would like to attend, please email your name and UIN to Dia Mason ( along with the dates you would like to participate.


Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of International Services.