Description: Welcome to Michigan! The International Center is excited to welcome you all to campus by hosting a dinner at South Quad Dining Hall. This is a great opportunity to meet other international students who started their programs in the Winter 2023 semester! This is an informal gathering, so just arrive anytime between 6-8pm, grab some food in the dining hall, and join us in our designated area to eat and mingle.
cultural & social
Description: Is this your first time experiencing a cold winter and snow? Or, maybe this is not your first winter in Michigan, but you would still like to hear from locals on how to be more comfortable during the winter months. In this session, we will give you some tips on how to survive a Michigan winter, including a fashion show on what to wear, how to be safe getting around Ann Arbor, what activities you can do, and more!
Winter drinks and snacks will be provided.
Description: The International Center Student Council (ICSC) is excited to provide students with coffee, cocoa and donuts in celebration of the last day of classes! ICSC members will be tabling on central campus and north campus - we hope to see you there!
- 10am-12pm: Haven Hall Posting Wall
- 1-3pm: Duderstadt Atrium
Description: Need a break from studying for final exams? Join us for a winter-themed guided paint session at North Quad, Space 2435! All art supplies and canvases will be provided, and no experience is necessary. Food and beverages will be provided as well! Registration is required to attend.
(Please Note: Space and supplies are limited! Failure to attend this program after registering may prevent registration for future events. You can drop your registration in Sessions at any time prior to the event).
Description: Help us create a Spotify playlist that celebrates international students!
In an effort to celebrate International Student Day (Nov. 17), you are strongly encouraged to suggest songs that are popular or traditional in your home country, or even just songs you like! You're welcome to suggest more than one song. You can add your song suggestion here.
Description: Pick up a donut and learn about avoiding common scams targeting U-M international students from the Division of Public Safety & Security! This is a tabling event, so you can arrive at any time between 2PM - 4PM.
Register here to let us know if you’re planning to stop by so that we know how many donuts to order!
Description: Think you’ve seen it all when it comes to board games? Think again! Come join us for an evening of intercultural fun where you have an opportunity to learn about board games in other cultures that you have never played before! Bring out your competitive spirits by engaging in tournaments with your friends.
Description: Join the International Center for an afternoon of painting as we follow along with videos of the American icon, Bob Ross! Space and materials are limited so RSVP early!
This event is open to both international students and scholars.
Description: During your international experience this summer, you will likely be exploring a new culture and engaging with a new community. This workshop will cover a range of topics, including:
- Navigating your social identities abroad.
- Entering and exiting your community respectfully.
- Ethical photography and social media considerations.
This workshop is open to all students!