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News & Alerts


  • Michigan Global Connection (MGC) is an opportunity for U.S. and international students to think creatively and share their respective cultures collaboratively by preparing and delivering informal workshop presentations. Submit your application by Monday, Oct. 6th to be a workshop presenter.
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  • The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. It will be held during Fall Study Break (Monday, Oct. 13 and Tuesday, Oct. 14).
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  • Campus Information Center (CIC) in the Michigan Union is a great resource for visitors. They have many free publications and maps available, including "What Every Driver Must Know", visitor guide, AATA bus schedule, campus and city maps, etc.
  • The International Insurance Plan is Changing
    This year, University was required to make changes to the international student/scholar health insurance plan to comply with the U.S. Affordable Care Act. These changes will take effect on September 1, 2014.
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Study, Work, Travel Abroad

  • The Education Abroad Office's advising hours have changed. Please click here for the Fall 2014 semester advising availability.
  • Find out what's going on in study, work, and travel abroad by following the Education Abroad Office's blog, MGoAbroad.
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International Travel

  • Effective January 29, 2013, the Visa and Immigration Section at the Canadian Consulate General in Detroit is closed. Follow these directions to apply for temporary resident (visitor) visas.


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