Events

September 1, 2022

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Dashalakshani-parva begins

Thu, Sep 1, 2022

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The Digambara sect celebrates Dashalakshani-parva for ten days (until September 2) by fasting, worship, meditation, confession, and by dedicating each day to a virtue: forgiveness, humility,...

Paryushana-parva ends

Thu, Sep 1, 2022

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The holiest period of the year for the ascetic Shvetambara sect. During this 8 day period, concluding on Samvatsari, it is a time of dedication to Jain ideals through fasting, worship of the Jina,...

Pre-Orientation for New International Students

Thu, Sep 1, 2022

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All new international students are required to attend. Pre-Orientation concludes with dinner on Friday, when Orientation begins.

What I Wish I Knew

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 10am to 12pm

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We encourage you to join us for this advice fair. Students, faculty, and staff will be present to answer questions about various topics that will help transition you to Mount Holyoke, navigate your...

free

International Student Immigration Session (mandatory)

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 2pm to 2:30pm

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Brittany Rhodes, Director of International Student Advising, and Jenny Medina, Immigration Advisor for International Students, will review immigration regulations that apply to those in the U.S. on...

free

Working While in College (mandatory)

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 2:30pm to 2:50pm

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We will discuss how to navigate student employment, including work-study, at Mount Holyoke and review how to use JobX (the student employment database).

free

International Student Work Clearance (mandatory)

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 2:50pm to 3:45pm

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New students who plan to work on campus must complete required forms during this session (I-9 and federal/state tax forms). Bring your passport and I-20 form (F-1 students) or DS2019 (J-1 students).

free

Transitions Abroad with ISOC: International Student Organizing Committee (mandatory)

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 4pm to 5:30pm

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Members of the International Student Organizing Committee (ISOC) will answer your most pressing questions and facilitate a discussion of life at MHC and in the U.S.

free

VIP President’s Fearless First Reception/ Dinner

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 5pm to 6:30pm

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You are invited to a special reception at the President’s House where you will be honored for your success as a Fearless First Academy participant by leaders of the MHC community.

free

German Mentor Q&A

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

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Hallo! My name is Hannah Heierhoff (she/her), class of 2025 and I am an international student from Wiesbaden, Germany. I am very excited to be working as a Language Mentor in German this year and...

Ciruti Language Center, Language & Culture Commones (6A)

Fun Night with ISOC

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 8pm to 10pm

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Join other newly arrived students and members of the International Student Organizing Committee (ISOC) for games, karaoke, and more! Come meet other international students and members of the...

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