The UCIE Student Connection - October 4, 2017


The UCIE Student Connection Newsletter


The International Student's Weekly Update On Events and Announcements-October 4, 2017

Get a Good Winter Coat: UCIE Winter Coat Run Starting Sunday, Oct 8th!


Winter is coming! Prepare yourself by getting a good winter coat. UCIE will be providing transportation to Burlington Coat Factory, an economical retail store where you can buy good winter clothes, during the following dates and times:


Sunday, October 8 @ 2pm

Sunday, October 15 @ 2pm

Sunday, October 22 @ 2pm

Sunday, October 29 @ 2pm


To sign up, please email

Winter Preparation Session


Winter is coming! Get prepared by attending a very informative session on winter care by WSU Nursing Students. Light refreshments included.


Thursday, October 5th, 3-4pm

Student Union E190


For questions, email

Global Connections: H-1B Workshop with Immigration Lawyer


Attend this informational session to learn more about work authorization visas that are available after graduation, such as the H-1B visa. Light refreshments provided.


Friday, October 6, 2-4pm

Student Union 108E (Pathfinder's Lounge)


For questions, email

Young's Dairy Pumpkin Festival Trip


Celebrate Fall at Young's Dairy. Festivities include corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin picking, ice cream, mini gulf, and even a private meeting with Dan Young, CEO of Young's Dairy.  


Saturday, October 7th, 2-6pm.

$13.95 per person for a 3 tab wristband (allows you to choose 3 activities). 

Buy your tickets today: 

*Transportation provided

Practice Your English with American Friends!


Practice your English with American friends twice a week at the UCIE Convo Club. Just show up and join fun topics every session!


Every Monday from 3-4pm

Every Thursday from 1-2pm


Student Union E190


For questions, email

International Women's Gathering: Sip & Paint


Meet women from all over the world while painting and drinking grape juice. Painting materials provided. Bring 1 food or drink item to share!


Wednesday, October 11th, 3-5pm

Student Union E190


For questions, email

Admission & Immigration Walk-In Hours


The UCIE Admissions Team will start accepting official transcripts from new incoming students on October 2nd at the following walk in hours: 


  • Monday - Noon to 1pm
  • Tuesday- 9am to 10am
  • Wednesday- 3pm to 4pm
  • Thursday- 9am to 10am
  • Friday- 2pm to 3pm

The UCIE immigration window will be open Fall 2017 for the following hours:

  • Monday, 9-11am
  • Tuesday, 9-11am
  • Wednesday, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Thursday, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Friday, 9-11am

OPT Application Submission for Fall 2017


If you are an international student graduating in Fall 2017 semester, you may start applying for OPT on September 18, 2017.


Please use the link below to access and complete all required documents for the OPT application: OPT


Choose an OPT start date between 12/16/2017 and 2/13/2018. The final date for fall 2017 graduates to submit application materials for OPT is February 2, 2018.


PLEASE NOTE: If you have any reservations regarding graduation for fall 2017 semester, please do not apply for OPT until after semester end grades have been posted.


Fake FBI Calls


Please be reminded that Police, the Internal Revenue Service, the FBI, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, and other government agencies will *never* call you to ask for money or threaten your arrest.


If you receive such a phone call, the caller often knows the name of the intended victim and has called a personal cell phone number, as well as a work number, to reach intended victims. In addition, the originating telephone number used by the scammer is displayed or "spoofed" as that of the telephone number of a Government Office. At this time we have not yet had reported instances in Ohio.


If a student (or faculty/staff) have any concerns about the legitimacy of a phone call from the FBI or another U.S. Government Agency, they can request the name of the agent and state they will call them back at the main number for the field office or resident agency.  For Cincinnati, that would be (513) 421-4310, for Dayton (937) 222-7485, for Columbus (614) 224-1183, for Cambridge (740) 432-7416, for Athens (740) 593-6473, and for Portsmouth (740) 354-5645 or hang up immediately. If you have any questions, please contact the UCIE or the Wright State University Police department (775-2111).

Join LEAP's Pronunciation Improvement Class

Chocolate Festival


Free, family-friendly chocolate festival at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Free entertainment, and free games and activities for kids. 


Saturday, October 7th, 10am-5pm

@ 1043 South Main Street, Dayton, Ohio

No transportation provided.

Ohio Renaissance Festival


Experience 16th Century England with over 150 costumed characters. 

Saturday and Sundays till Oct 29th, 10:30am-6pm

@10542 E. State Rd 73, Waynesville, Ohio

No transportation provided

Tickets available here: Ohio Renaissance Festival

Experience the 2nd Street Market


Experience our local farmer's market. Enjoy food, music, local farmers, bakers, culinary specialist, and more. 

Thursdays (11am-3pm), Fridays (11am-3pm), Saturdays (8am-3pm), and Sundays (11am-3pm)

@ 600 E 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio

No transportation provided.

Live Music at the Greene!

Shop at the Greene while enjoying live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 6-10pm.   

@ 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, Ohio


No transportation provided.

Join This Free Workout Group!

Join a FREE boot camp workout every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm. Everyone is welcome. Suitable for both beginners and advance members. Great way to make American friends and stay healthy. All you need to bring is workout clothes, sneakers, and water.


Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm

Warm ups begin at 6pm at the fountains in Riverscape MetroPark (as seen in picture). 

No transportation provided

If needed, consider using the RTA Public Transportation System

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