Upcoming Events

IPG Meet & Greet
Thursday, September 19, 2019 (ISPOP Week)
1:30-3:00 PM

Pacific Ballrooms, Student Center

IPG Scholars and their Mentors will meet for the first time during our Meet & Greet!  IPG Scholars have the chance to learn about the benefits of participating in IPG, and will interact with their Mentor and members of their IPG family.  Scholars will also get to hear about their “next steps” for IPG this year.


IPG Campus Tours
Friday, September 20, 2019 (ISPOP Week)
10:00-11:00 AM

Meet by the UCI flagpoles (in front of Aldrich Hall)

IPG Scholars are invited to tour campus and see the buildings where their Fall Quarter classes will be conducted.  IPG Scholars should send class schedules to their IPG Mentor before Friday, September 20 so Mentors can organize a custom walking tour of campus for their scholars.  These tours are small so questions can be answered by Mentors.  Our tours will end in Aldrich Park where International Center is hosting their Welcome Picnic.  IPG Scholars and staff are invited to eat together at the picnic.


Global Leaders 2nd-Year Program Orientation
Thursday, October 10, 2019 (Week 2)
4-6 pm
Humanities Gateway 1010

Dynamic second-year Anteaters selected as ISEP Global Leaders will come together for their program orientation.  Stay tuned for more details.


IPG Beach Clean Up
Saturday, October 19, 2019 (Week 3)
Buses leave UCI at 10:00 AM
Buses leave HB State Beach at 1:00 PM

IPG invites you to a fun and meaningful community service event at the beach.  IPG Scholars and staff will be cleaning litter at Huntington State Beach on a Saturday morning.  Clean up supplies and a catered lunch will be provided.  Sign-ups and a $5 deposit are both required.  Sign-up is coming soon!


Insider Tips for International Student Success
Wednesday, November 6 (Week 6)
6:00-7:30 PM

Emerald Bay, Student Center

This workshop is a great opportunity to get academic success tips from faculty and high achieving UCI students.  Learn how to navigate the academic culture at UCI and make the most of each quarter.  You will meet other international students and speak with our student and faculty panelists.


IPG Winter Holidays Celebration
Thursday, November 21, 2019 (Week 8)
5:00-7:00 PM

ISEP I-Lounge

Learn about common U.S. Winter holidays and celebrate the season with creative crafts and games at the I-Lounge. Dinner will be provided to guests.  Wear your holiday sweater for a chance to win prizes.


Past Events

IPG Spring Banquet
Thursday, May 23, 2019 (Week 8)
5:00 – 7:30 PM

Yosemite Ballroom, Division of Continuing Education Building

IPG’s Spring Banquet is a time to celebrate  relationships we have made in IPG Scholars Program, as well as our accomplishments and growth this academic year. We’ll serve a buffet dinner, and will enjoy speeches, performances, and a photobooth.  Spots limited to 115.  Photos of IPG Spring Banquet


Graduate School Information Night for International Students
Monday, May 13, 2019 (Week 7)
6:00 – 7:30 PM

Emerald Bay D, E

Join our round table discussion and hear from faculty and currents students about what to do now to make yourself competitive for graduate school admissions. Learn about the admissions process, funding opportunities and what it is like to be an international graduate student. The round table format will give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn from our tables of experts. The workshop will include information relevant to all class levels, so first year students are encouraged to attend!


Global Olympics
Saturday, May 4, 2019 (Week 5)
11 am- 1pm
Aldrich Park

It’s time for our semi-annual Global Olympics event!  This year, International Center is collaborating with IPG Scholars Program to host this fun afternoon of team games and physical challenges. Pizza will be served. Limit = 60 people.  Photos of Global Olympics


Fighting Sexual Assault Together
Thursday, April 25, 2019 (Week 4)
6-7 pm
ISEP-Lounge- Summer Session Building B, Room 107 (building #230 on campus maps)

Bring a friend to this important event and:

This event is co-hosted by IC, ISEP, Student Wellness & Health Promotion, and CARE.


Beach Bonfire
Saturday, April 13, 2019 (Week 2)
5:15-8:00 pm
Corona Del Mar Beach

Join us as we head to CDM to play games on the sand, eat dinner, and watch the sunset.  Bus transportation and dinner will be provided.  Our bus will board at UCI flagpoles at 5:15 pm and return to campus by 8:00 pm.  Limit = 50 students.  Sign up is required!  Please be sure to bring a towel to sit on, a bottle of water to drink, and warm clothes because the weather will get cool that evening.  Photos of Beach Bonfire