Upcoming Events

U-M International Center Events Calendar (view by date)

The U-M International Center offers events and workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to international students and scholars, U-M department administrators, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to make friends, eat food, and talk about how it is to be an international student in the U.S. and at the University of Michigan. The group will address a specific topic each time, such as adjusting to the U.S., getting to know American culture, and dealing with...

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Description: If you'd like to study abroad but missed the U-M program application deadlines, join us to learn more about how to find and fund a non-UM study abroad program! Presented by the International Center and Newnan LSA Academic Advising.

If you’ll be joining us, please RSVP here...

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Description: Do you plan to work in the United States after finishing your degree? This program is designed to help international students maximize their chances of finding employment in the US after graduation. We'll discuss interview preparation, resume writing, cross-cultural issues, networking, and ways to identify appropriate opportunities. We'll also provide an overview...

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Meeting location and time: Participants may choose to board the bus from either Central Campus or North Campus at one of the locations designated below. Upon our return, participants may choose to be dropped off at Central or North Campus locations.

Cost and registration information will be available in October.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

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. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:

  • Increase your awareness of the impact of culture on communication styles;
  • Gain skills necessary for...
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Description: Designed for international students and scholars who are interested in learning about basic eligibility requirements and specific procedures. The program will conclude with time for questions.


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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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...

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Important Information:

  • In order to take the written test, you must have attended the Mandatory Immigration Check-in (for Students, for Scholars).
  • You must be registered for and take the test at the session you’ve signed up for. Each session has limited spaces available, so please...
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Friday, October 18, 2019


  • Wed, Sep 11: International Center, Conference Room* 
  • Fri, Oct 18: Michigan League, Room D (3rd Floor)

*Space limited, please RSVP!

Description: Planning on applying to the Peace Corps or another international service program? Make sure you're the most prepared candidate possible by participating in the U-M...

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Friday, October 18, 2019

What is MEAL @ Michigan?

MEAL @ Michigan is an opportunity for U-M faculty and staff to host international students at their home for dinner. The program is a great opportunity for cross-cultural exchange, as well as to showcase the diversity of U.S. households.

MEAL @ Michigan dinners are meant to be informal and relaxed, and we provide both hosts and students with guides...

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