MLK Symposium

Monday, January 15, 2018

Description: Be involved in one of the largest University celebrations honoring the life and work of Dr. King.

Attend, sponsor or coordinate: lectures, exhibitions, workshops and community service projects, throughout campus from January through March. Learn and share new perspectives with other students, faculty and staff from all fields and the surrounding campus community.

Visit the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives website for more details.

Library Basics

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Library Basics

Registration: Register Here

Description: It's extremely important to learn to use the University's library services as soon as possible. This workshop will introduce new international students and scholars to the University's extensive library system so that they can start using library resources immediately, and will provide an introduction to online research using University and other databases.

Photo Contest 2017 Deadline

Friday, October 20, 2017

Description: Do you have great photos from your experiences at U-M, the state of Michigan, or another country?  The International Center invites U-M international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff, and dependents to participate in our 2017 Photo Contest!  Submit your photos and see if the judges pick you as a winner to be displayed in the 2017 Global Photo Showcase! Winning photos will be used for the International Center’s website, social media, digital signage, or future event promotion material.

Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 25, 2017
Ice Cream

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

Description: Join us to cool off with ice cream and get to know new and current  international students, scholars and families. No registration 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.

Michigan Tax Workshop

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MI Tax

Description: Representatives from the Michigan Department of the Treasury will explain the State of Michigan tax form to international students and scholars. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars. It will not help permanent residents or U.S. citizens. Individual assistance will be available after the presentation. 

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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