Check back here for welcome events and other activities for this September and October as we kick off the new academic year.  You can subscribe to this Google calendar: just click the + icon at the bottom right corner and follow the prompts.


This Friday’s Large Group (1/11):  “The Body of Christ” 

  • workshop feat. Tim Tseng, our Pacific Area IV Director, + a Passion Talk by J-Lo (Jonathan)
  • Old Union, 3rd floor Common Rm — snacks at 6:45 p.m./7 p.m. start time
  • Looking forward to seeing you all on Friday, as well as the dialogue on the function of the body of Christ and Treehouse afterwards 🙂

Winter Conference

Feb 1-3, register asap  here!

  • Registration deadline is now Jan 20th (phew!) so come to LG this Friday to learn more about it, or email Steering  🙂
  • Contact Tim if you’re interested in helping as: a small group leader, worship team member, audio-visual engineer, registrar, MC, or other activity coordinator
  • If you are involved with InterVarsity’s grad student fellowship at Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis or UC Santa Cruz, please choose “IVCF Grad Chapter”.
  • Maximum 50 attendees (sorry)–Ask Tim (timothy dot tseng at about scholarships and couples’ discounts.

Worship Training/Workshop: this Saturday (1/12)

  • RSVP ASAP here so we can figure out carpooling + food
  • Contact J-Lo if you have any more q’s (jonlove at stanford)

Large Group 2: “A Biblical Discussion on Immigration” with Liz Dong


Ice Skating

Winter break is coming up and it’s holiday time🎄🎅🎉🎊🎈!

Some of us may be home-bound for Christmas and some may still be around

For those still around, some of us will be going ice-skating on Dec 22nd (Sat) afternoon 3-5pm @ Winter Lodge!
All of you are welcome to join us in the fun😉

Fall Retreat

Saturday-Sunday, Nov 10th – 11th

Redwood Glen Camp & Conf. Center

Theme: “God’s Provision and Abundance

IVgrad Welcome Banquet

Welcome Banquetnext Monday (Sept. 24), from 6:30 to 8:30ish in the Tressider Oak Room.

-There will be FREEDELICIOUS food and time to catch up with friends and meet some new ones! We will be announcing this year’s small groups, upcoming events for the Fall, and more 😀

**We do still need a few more volunteers for Welcome Banquet, particularly a couple of table-cloth-washers (esp. if you live on campus and have free laundry!!) and some friendly greeters to welcome people. Sign up here!

NSO Hangouts & Meeting New Students

NSO hangouts + meeting new students: the next 2 weeks

-Are you willing to be a contact person for new students who want to learn about IVgrad? If so, please sign up here!!

-We’ll be having several hangouts starting after Welcome Banquet, feel free to stop by any number (or all) of them! (see sheet2 of the sign-up sheet)

Indoor Climbing @ AOERC

Wednesday, 9/26, 5:00pm

Esmond: 650-272-9843, esmond@

Chai/Coffee @ Y2E2 Coupa

Thursday, 9/27, 9:00am

Aldis: 650-796-0340, aldisp@

Lunch @ Nexus Cafe

Friday, 9/28, 12:00pm

Aldis: 650-796-0340, aldisp@

Walk the Dish / Fountain Hopping

Saturday, 9/29, 5:00pm @ Tresidder

Mary: 407-408-0881, mchwang@

Lunch @ Arbuckle Dining Pavilion

Tuesday, 10/2, 12:00pm

Joel: 515-664-3991, joelschn@

Ladies’ Lunch @ Tresidder

Thursday, 10/4, 12:00pm

Katie: 512-965-0497, kferrick@

Football (vs. Utah)

Saturday, 10/6 (time TBA)

Mary: 407-408-0881, mchwang@

Morning Campus Jog

To be arranged with whoever’s interested

Addison: 717-598-3419, alb041@

IVgrad at GOALIE (Graduate Orientation Activity, Lunch and Informational Event)

Learn more about IVgrad at GOALIE this year on September 21, 2018 from 12-2pm!

Returning students can sign up here for a shift to help with tabling!