I-House hosts a large number and variety of programs. Most are run by students in I-House and all are open to anyone interested in participating.
Subscribe to the I House Newsletter to find out about our programs!
Have your own ideas? International House can also serve as a great launching point for programs that you might want to start.
Language Conversation Tables provide a place for people to experience, learn, and teach various languages while connecting with new people. There are a variety of tables held each quarter beginning second week, with different meeting times and locations. Check the I-House Calendar for more information: http://ihouse.ucsd.edu/programs/event-calendar.html
The International Affairs Group is a weekly session that addresses global issues that can be social, cultural, political, or economic in nature. These sessions bring speakers and students from around the world to talk about global affairs that are important in today’s society. Programming ideas are welcome! Monday 7pm, Great Hall. http://house.ucsd.edu/programs/iag.html
This is the volunteer service club within the I-House community. Previous I-Cares projects have included on-campus projects, projects based in the San Diego community, and some based in Mexico. Past events include Green Week (environmental sustainability), trips to an orphanage in Mexico, and tutoring local high school students.
Past events include Green Week (environmental sustainability), trips to an orphanage in Mexico, and tutoring local high school students. I-Cares meets weekly on Mondays at 8:30pm in the Kathmandu Lounge.
Help the Homeless service projects take place the first Saturday of every month. Meet on I-Walk at 12pm.
Sunday Supper is a quarterly event where I-House residents, alumni, and community members enjoy entertainment, food, and each other’s company. A committee meets once a week to plan every aspect of the event: theme, decorations, and food. Join us Tuesdays 9pm in the Director’s Office (starting week one) to learn more about how you can be involved in the most venerable and memorable quarterly I-House tradition!
E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Held twice a quarter, this event celebrates the diversity of languages and cultures represented in I-House. Each café highlights a specific culture from around the world and will incorporate food, games, and more.
Model United Nations members emulate the United Nations by taking on the role of diplomats and forming delegations to attend conferences. At these conferences student delegates debate international issues, give speeches, draft resolutions, form political alliances, and resolve international conflicts from the perspective of their assigned countries. The UC San Diego MUN home conference will be held November 4 on campus. MUN meets Mondays at 6:30PM in the Asante Classrooms of I-House (ERC).
There are three culture nights held each year, one per quarter. Each evening is filled with food, information, and entertainment from a specific region of the world, brought to you by I-Housers. Every quarter there is a committee to help with the event - get involved! European Culture Night is November 18. Culture night of the Americas is March 10. Asian Culture Night is May 12.
Every Sunday night in the Great Hall you can cozy up to the fire, read a good book, and sip hot tea while chatting with friends before the week ahead. Look out for special Fireside Gathering events like dance workshops, karaoke nights, and Residence Life community
programs. Sunday 9-11pm in the Great Hall.
This year I-Sports will be working with the Recreations Department & Outback Adventures to get the I-House community involved in more exercise, more activities, and of course more sports. We host numerous intramural teams as well so come out and play! First meeting is on Wednesday, October 2 in the Kathmandu Study Lounge.
Get involved with I-Publish to help produce print media to commemorate your time in I-House. Each quarter there is an I-House newsletter that features events and articles about the community and its residents. At the end of the year the committee creates a yearbook! Friend I-House Ucsd on facebook and tag us in photos you’d like to submit for the yearbook.
I-HOP organizes resident-initiated programs on and off campus, such as study breaks, trips to LA, Julian, restaurant gatherings, karaoke nights, hikes at Torrey Pines, and more. This club meets weekly on Thursdays at 8:00pm in the Cuzco Study Lounge.
Whether you’re a musician, poet, dancer, actor, or comic you can show your talent at a SLAM (Spontaneous Laughter, Art, and Music) or just revel in the talent of others. SLAMs are held twice a quarter at 9:00pm afer Café Ventanas’ Global Marketplace. I-Party dances are held at the end of each quarter to celebrate and say goodbye to all the I-Housers that are returning home.