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Michigan Tax Webinar

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Representatives from the Michigan Department of the Treasury will explain the State of Michigan tax form to international students and scholars. This webinar is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars. It will not help permanent residents or U.S. citizens.

Since your Michigan tax form uses information from specific parts of your federal tax form, it is important to prepare your federal tax form before the webinar and have it available so you can follow the webinar.

Travel Signature Sessions

Friday, November 13, 2020

Description: The International Center staff will provide travel signatures for F and J students (and their dependents) who plan to travel internationally or need an updated signature. Students MUST register in advance and only come to the session they are registered for.

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Ask Me!

Friday, August 6, 2021
Ask Me Summer 2021

Description: “Ask Me!” Q&A sessions are informal peer-led virtual question-and-answer sessions in which new international students can ask our Summer Orientation Peer Advisors questions and connect with other new students. 

Please note that because this event is led by student staff, we are unable to answer immigration related questions.

Immigration Updates and Q&A

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
July 2020 Immigration Updates

Description: Join International Center staff for an open Q&A session regarding immigration concerns for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars.

Registration is encouraged in case there are any changes to technology links. When you register, we also encourage you to ask your questions beforehand so we can best prepare for the Q&A session.

Virtual International Student Lunch Conversation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
International Student Lunch Conversation

Description: International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to virtually connect with each other and talk about life as an international student in the U.S. and at U-M.

We will inform you of the current services that the IC and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) are offering, share resources for your mental health, and more, but you are also open to bring your own topics of conversation.  Feel free to eat your lunch during this event!

OPT 101: Preparing to File for Post-Completion OPT

Monday, September 28, 2020
OPT 101 Flyer

Description: International Center staff will provide an overview of the process of preparing to file your post-completion OPT application with USCIS including tips on how to avoid common issues. We'll also share information on maintaining F-1 status during pending and approved OPT. OPT topics related to travel, troubleshooting, OPT reporting, health insurance, and abandoning F-1 OPT will be discussed. This workshop is intended for students that have already completed the OPT Online Workshop and are preparing to mail the OPT application to USCIS.

CANCELLED - Winter Birthday Celebrations

Friday, January 17, 2020
Birthday Celebrations

Location: IHAA Community Room (921 Church Street). IHAA is a 3-minute walk from the Ross Business School.

Description: Blow the horn! Beat the drum! It is not a celebration until you come! Come say birthday wishes and sing birthday songs in different languages, learn how birthdays are celebrated in different cultures, and celebrate birthdays with people around the globe. Feel free to bring friends to the event!

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