Cultural Programming

The Office of International Services provides several on-campus and off-campus cultural programming events throughout the year. Event signups typically open 2-3 weeks before the event. For more information please write to

January 2016

Wednesday, January 27 – American Culture Shock, 2-4pm Engbretson Hall
Saturday, January 30 – Ain’t Misbehaving, 8pm GSU Center for Performing Arts

February 2016

Monday, February 1 – Education Abroad Workshop: GSU Opportunities & Choosing the Right Program, 3:30-4:30pm Engbretson Hall
Tuesday, February 2 – Art Institute Trip, 9-3pm Intensive English Language Program Students
Saturday, February 6 – Ensemble Español, 8pm GSU Center for Performing Arts
Monday, February 8 – Education Abroad Workshop: Funding Your Experience Abroad, 3:30-4:30pm Engbretson Hall
Wednesday, February 10 – Global Lunch Series – Andrae Marak, 11:30am-1pm Engbretson Hall
Monday, February 15 – OPT Workshop, 3:30-5pm B2203
-    Education Abroad Workshop: Education & Career Benefits, 3:30-4:30pm Engbretson Hall
Tuesday, February 16 – Trip to Chicago Auto Show, 9am-3:30pm
-    Symposium on Public Health Brigade in Nicaragua, 4:30-6:00pm E-Lounge
Wednesday, February 17 – Conversational café, 1:30-3pm B2200
Thursday, February 18 – CPT/Internship Searches, 1-3pm Engbretson Hall
Saturday, February 20 – Sondheim on Sondheim, 8pm GSU Center for Performing Arts
Monday, February 22 – Dodgeball, 1-3pm GSU Gym in Fitness and Recreation Center
Wednesday, February 24 – Conversational Café, 1:30-3pm Engbretson Hall

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1 – Education Abroad Fair, 1:00-5:00pm Hall of Governors
-    OPT Workshop, 3:30-4:30pm E Lounge
Wednesday, March 2 – Dave and Busters, 12-4pm IEP
Saturday, March 5 – Sweet Home Chicago, 8pm GSU Center for performing Arts
Tuesday, March 8 – International Women’s Day Table, 11am-2pm Hall of Governors
Wednesday, March 9 – Conversational Café, 1:30-3pm B2200
Monday, March 14 – Friday, March 18 – SPRING BREAK
Monday, March 21 – OPT/Job Search, 12-2pm Engbretson Hall
Tuesday, March 22 – International Game Night, 2-4pm GMT 180
Wednesday, March 23 – Global Lunch Series Dr. Phyllis West, 11:30-1pm Engbretson Hall
Tuesday, March 29 – Lunch at Indian Restaurant, 11-2pm Orland Park
Wednesday, March 30 – Conversational Café, 1:30-3pm B2200

April 2016

Tuesday, April 5 – Stem OPT Update, 1:2pm Engbretson Hall
Wednesday, April 6 – Conversational Café, 1:30-3pm B2200
Thursday, April 7 – Tapped, 7:30pm GSU Center for Performing Arts
Monday, April 11 – OPT/Interviewing Tips, 1-3pm D1490 Hall of Governors
Wednesday, April 13 – National Volunteer Week; Service project TBA
Tuesday, April 19 – Table Tennis, 1-3pm Fitness and Recreation Center
Wednesday, April 20 – Global Lunch Series – Larry McClellan, 11:30-1pm Engbretson Hall
Monday, April 25 – Trip to Chicago Sky Deck, Giordano’s Pizza 9am-3pm
Wednesday, April 27 – Iron Oaks, IEP Students
Friday, April 29 – International Music Festival, 2-9pm Governors State University

May 2016

Wednesday, May 4 – Starved Rock, 9am-3pm