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Winter Staycation


To RSVP for each program, please sign into Anchor Link and click on the respective links below. Please note that some events require additional ticket purchases. If you are planning on bringing guests or dependents, please indicate how many +1’s you will have in your RSVP. Thank you!

  • Dec. 15 | Holiday Cookie Decorating and Hot Cocoa bar | FREE! RSVP Here

Bake and decorate holiday cookies with us at the Rec Center! We’ll have an open kitchen available for you to make your culinary creations. We’ll also have a hot, build-your-own cocoa bar to keep you warm this winter. All international students, scholars, and families are invited. Meet at the Rec Center kitchen, to the right of the indoor track.

  • Dec. 16 | Ice Skating and Pizza | FREE! RSVP Here

What’s winter without some ice skating? ISSS will reserve a private room and will offer free admission to the first 30 attendees! Tickets purchased at the door will be $7. We will also be serving free pizza and drinks at 7:15 pm. Skate time is from 7:30-10 pm. Please arrive earlier to check-in and rent your skates. RSVP for this event. We will leave the ISSS lobby to walk over to Centennial Sportsplex together at 6:45 pm OR you may meet us there around 7:00 pm.

  • Dec. 20 | Opryland Mall and Lights | FREE! RSVP Here

ISSS will be sponsoring a trip to Opryland Mall and Opryland Lights. Shuttle Schedule below:

1:00 pm – Depart from Student Life Center to Opryland Mall

4:30 pm- Return back to campus from mall

5:30 pm- Depart from SLC to Opryland Lights

8:30 pm- Return back to campus from Lights

The first shuttle will leave the SLC at 1 pm for the mall. Attendees who do not want to stay for the lights, can return on the shuttle back at 4:30 pm. The next shuttle will depart for Opryland Lights at 4:30 pm and will return after the lights show is done. RSVP is required prior to getting on the shuttle.

  • Dec. 22 | Holiday Open House & December Birthday Social | FREE! RSVP Here

Join ISSS for a festive holiday social and celebration of all December birthdays! We’ll have cake, holiday treats, a DIY photobooth and more!

  • Jan. 4 | Dinner and Belcourt Movie | FREE! RSVP Here
  • Jan. 13 | Dyer Observatory Tour and Smore’s | RSVP Here 

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