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Welcome to ISI at UTA!

International Students, Inc. (ISI), is a Christian organization promoting friendships between international students and Americans. On over 300 college and university campuses, we help students, scholars and their spouses adjust to and enjoy American life and receive a well-rounded picture of this country and its people. Our programs and activities are open to students of all nationalities and religions.

Friday Night English Discussion Groups & Bible Studies

  • Meet for Dinner after classes and Practice English
  • Practice Your English with Americans and Internationals
  • Meet new American and international friends
  • People from all faiths, nations or ethnicities are welcome so we can learn about each other
  • Sing some American and Christian Songs or play some great group games to get to know each other
  • Choose from two types of discussion groups
  • Potluck dinner on the first weekend of every month
  • If you are a International Christian, a place to grow and serve

Choose from two types of discussion groups:


  • Basic discussion groups where you discuss an interesting topic
  • Bible Study discussion groups where you can learn about and ask questions about Christianity and the Bible

Meet at an American Home:

  • Every Friday with a few exceptions (Calendar)
  • There are three separate and unique home groups (all are good):
  • If you want to drive, check out the calendar on the left to see where we will meet that week.
  • See  Calendar for exact location if you wish to drive.
  • We start eating around 6:30 PM.
  • Music or Game/Discussion Groups 7:30ps 7:30
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  • Hang out with new and old friends or return to campus: 9:30 – ???
  • For more information contact Roy at roy@utaisi.org


Big Howdy – Welcoming New Students to UTA

The following services are available to new international students through the Big Howdy:

See some of the Pictures and Video from previous events to understand what this is about!

Check out the Big Howdy Website (www.utabighowdy.com)

UTA ISI Partners with various other volunteer groups to welcome the over 600 international students to the UTA community through the UTA Big Howdy.

Trips & Events

grouponpierOne of the key elements of ISI is that we have trips to various places.

For current list, check out our calendar

Students Serving the Community

ISI sponsors several events where students are allowed to serve the local community.


English Practice and Learning American Culture

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Meeting on Campus

We are still working out the times and dates to meet on campus. contact Ron.