Graduate Commons Program 2023-2024

[GRAD] River Kayaking

SAT., AUG. 19, 2023

Join I-House and fellow graduate students kayaking in the Chicago river and enjoy the last bit of summer!

[GRAD] Show me Chicago: Oak Park

SAT., AUG. 12, 2023

Join the I-House for a guided tour to Prairie School maestro Frank Lloyd Wright's home & studio and explore his legacy in Oak Park.

[GRAD] The Summer Liga

MON., AUG 7, 2023

Join I-House and fellow graduate students for a fun sports day on the Campus South Field!

[GRAD] Salsa Night

THU., AUG 3, 2023

Join I-House's Salsa Night and dance the night away at Alhambra Palace!

[GRAD] An I-House Visit to Randolph St. Market

SUN., JUL 30, 2023

Join us on a trip to one of the country's best European-style flea markets. There, you'll find art, antiques, vintage & indie designer fashion, jewelry, good food, live music, and more!

[GRAD] Summer Screenings – Our Midnight

WED., JUL 26, 2023

Summer Screenings is Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series that casts a spotlight on a different country’s national cinema each week all summer.

[GRAD] Chicago 77 – Rogers Park

SAT., JUL 22, 2023

Step into the heart of Chicago's rich cultural tapestry with the captivating Chicago 77 Series. Embark on an immersive walking tour as we shine a radiant spotlight on Rogers Park, the pioneer among Chicago's illustrious 77 community areas. This week's neighborhood is Rogers Park, the first of Chicago's 77 community areas. We will walk across Rogers Park, talk and learn about the history of it together.

[GRAD] Run ‘N’ Brunch

Every Saturday starting JUN. 10, 2023

Join the Graduate Commons Program for our Run 'N' Brunch series. Starting June 10 and lasting throughout the Summer Quarter, come run with us. Following the run, we will have brunch together!

[GRAD] Taste of Chicago Series – Pullman Park

SAT., JUL 15, 2023

Join us in beautiful Pullman Park for a wide array of local food from more than 20 Chicago food vendors along with music and dancing throughout the day. We will meet at noon and go to the historic Pullman neighborhood via the Metra Electric.

[GRAD] Urban Trek: Chicago North Shore

MON., JUL 10, 2023

Get ready to embrace the summer vibes in style! Slip into your trendiest summer outfit, put on those comfortable sneakers, and get ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure through the captivating North Shore of Chicago.

[GRAD] Summer Mixers 2023


Join us at International House with other fellow graduate students for a weekly summer gathering!


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International House
1414 East 59th Street

Chicago, Illinois 60637-2997

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