cultural & social

New Student Welcome Dinner

Thursday, January 12, 2023
New Student Welcome Dinner

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. 

How to Survive (and Thrive!) in a Michigan Winter

Thursday, January 5, 2023
How to Survive a Michigan Winter

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.

ICSC Study Break

Friday, December 9, 2022

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

Study Break: Winter Paint Night!

Friday, December 9, 2022
Winter Paint Night

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).

Respectfully Entering a New Community Abroad

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Enter a new community abroad

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!


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