Description: The week of November 6th is Veterans Week at U-M. This year the Veterans and Military Services Program is again hosting a wide range of events that educate and celebrate the experiences and sacrifice of those who served in the United States military. All events are free and you are welcome to attend.
cultural & social
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.
Location: Munger Graduate Residences, Multipurpose Room (G120)
Description: American football is popular amongst sports fans in the United States. The University of Michigan is home to Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House.” Many college students like to spend Saturdays watching college football, and attending on-campus sporting events is one way to show school spirit.
Description: Come meet new international students and learn about the Michigan Language Center (MLC)! This is a “meet and greet” event, so you can come and go at any time you like. The event will take place outside on MLC's front lawn. Snacks and drinks provided!
Description: Join us as we celebrate international students and scholars with birthdays in June
We'll have cake and coffee. We encourage you to bring your friends together to celebrate your birthday!
We're planning to be in the Student Activities Building Lobby, which is an indoor space with tables and chairs!
Meeting Location: Meet outside the Student Activities Building on Jefferson Street
Description: Ann Arbor is known as a home for many University of Michigan students. To make yourself feel at home, it requires exploring and meeting people. Join “#UMICfindingHome Scavenger Hunt” to explore your new campus with other new students. This is a perfect opportunity to get familiar with your new home and win gift cards!
Description: The 800 acres of rolling hills and mature trees which we know as North Campus today were cleared by pioneers in 1860 and farmed until the U-M bought North Campus in 1952. We will visit some of the key buildings and landmarks to help you familiarize with North Campus.
Cost: Free and no pre-registration is required.
Meeting Location: meet by the Campus Information Center located in the lobby of Pierpont Commons.
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.