International Week

April 4-8, 2016

Monday, April 4

Passport to the World

1-3 p.m. Visitor Center Atrium — Experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the world at this popular iWeek event. Student groups showcase a wide array of cultures through rich displays, food, music, national dress and more.

Groups must complete the online form to secure a booth at the event.

Tuesday, April 5

Traveler: A Culinary Journey Awaits!

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall WestNew! Traveler will feature 40 dishes from various countries. Guests can sample a variety of cuisine, and each station at Dining Hall West will be transformed to reflect the culture of the dish represented.

For those without a meal plan, door rates will be posted at the event entrance.

Table Tennis and Badminton Tournaments

7 p.m.- 12 a.m. Activity Center Main Gym — Play or cheer at this year's tournaments. Students wishing to compete must register online to secure a spot.

Wednesday, April 6


1-3 p.m. Women's Center, SSB 4.300 — Enjoy the ancient Indian art of Henna. This personalized adornment is a free, relaxing and creative way to experience art. You will be delighted by the decorative design of your temporary Henna tattoo.

Volunteers Wanted — Complete the online form to participate as a henna/mehndi artist.

Diversity Games

7-9 p.m. SU Faculty/Staff Dining Hall — Join us for a night of interactive fun with a diversity twist. Games will include Diversity Bingo, Multi-Family Feud, How Diverse Is Your Universe, The Great Gummy Bear Challenge and many more! Win prizes and enjoy snacks and drinks while supplies last.

Thursday, April 7

International Tea House

1-3 p.m. SU Faculty/Staff Dining Hall — Immerse yourself in the world of tea. Learn about their rituals and history, and taste teas from around the globe.

Friday, April 8

International Talent Show

7-9:30 p.m. Activity Center Main Gym — Each year, this show highlights the diversity of UT Dallas through song, dance and more. The program, including the announcement of winners from Passport to the World, is an event you won't want to miss!

Students wishing to audition for the International Talent Show must complete the online audition form by Thursday, March 31.

World Beats Dance Party

10 p.m.–12 a.m. SU Galaxy Rooms — Celebrate the closing of International Week with a broad range of global dance music, immediately following the International Talent Show. Enjoy free pizza while supplies last.

The Comet Cruiser 883 will extend service until 1 a.m. for this event.

About International Week

International Week is an annual tradition that celebrates the University’s diverse student body. Currently at UT Dallas, there are more than 5,200 international students from 98 countries.