cultural & social
Description: Happy Birthday to all international students and scholars celebrating summer birthdays!
While we can’t bring people together in person, we’re bringing our monthly Birthday Celebrations to Zoom! Join us to celebrate monthly Birthdays with international students and scholars across the globe!
Don’t have a birthday this summer? No problem. As always, our Birthday Celebrations are open to all!
Description: Join us for a day of shopping at one of the most popular stores around. IKEA is one big store filled with thousands of items for kitchen, living or bedrooms, and more. The store covers 311,000 square feet, of home furnishings.
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.
Cost: Transportation is free and no registration is required. First come, first served. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Upon return to Ann Arbor, you will be dropped off at the same meeting location.
Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan
Cost: $15/person for round trip transportation. NO REFUNDS. You will need to bring money for food and shopping. Students, scholars, friends, and families are welcome. Same price for all, regardless of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: New Shelter, Island Park (1450 Island Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105)
Description: International Picnic is one of most popular social events attended by international students, scholars and their families. It takes place at a spacious and beautiful park not far from campus. Come and make new friends, enjoy the outdoors and take part in the fun and games. Food and drinks will be provided. No registration is required.
Cost: $45 for round trip transportation. NO REFUNDS. You will need to bring money for local transportation, food, shopping, museums, etc. Please note: This is not a guided tour by the International Center. You will be responsible for your own plans for the entire day upon arrival in Chicago. Students, scholars, friends, and families are welcome. Same price for all, regardless of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.