2023 International Center Photo Contest

Friday, September 29, 2023 to Friday, October 13, 2023
Photo Contest 2023

Description: Do you have a great photo from your experience at U-M, the state of Michigan, traveling around the U.S., or from your home country?  The International Center invites current U-M international students and scholars to participate in our 2023 Photo Contest! Submit an original photo between Friday, September 29 through Friday, October 13.

Location: Submit Photos Here

Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Ice Cream Social 2023

Location: Michigan League Garden (Koessler Room if raining)

Description: The International Center and the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) are excited to host new international students for an Ice Cream Social! 

This is a great opportunity to meet other new international students, enjoy an ice cream sundae and play some fun outdoor games! 

If it rains, the location will be moved to the Koessler room of the League.

Friday Forum at the International Center

Friday, October 30, 2020

Description: IC advisors will provide updates on any changes to immigration regulations, guidance, or procedures that affect F-1 and J-1 exchange visitors. They will also answer questions about a number of topics in the news, including the proposed rule changes to “duration of status” and H-1B status, nonimmigrant visa processing, and OPT.

Click on the individual sessions below to join each session (U-M authentication is required):

Federal Tax Workshop

Friday, March 10, 2017
Federal Tax

Description: Need help with your federal taxes? Come to the presentation and get your questions answered. To register for this workshop, email

Important: Food and drinks are not allowed in the Amphitheatre. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars.

Exploring Spiritual Communities

Sunday, February 12, 2017
Exploring Spiritual Communities

Description: The Ann Arbor area and Southeast Michigan are home to a great diversity of religious communities from many traditions. Exploring Spiritual Communities is a great opportunity for international students and scholars to learn about several different religious communities and to visit their places of worship.

Registration and Questions: If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Jessica Greenfield at


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