Ask Me!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Ask Me - July

Description: Ask Me! is designed to support new international students who will begin their studies at the University of Michigan Fall 2020. During this informal virtual chat, new international students will be able to ask any questions (except immigration related) they may have, share resources, and connect with each other.

Register to view Zoom livestream information and receive a confirmation email. 

Immigration Updates and Q&A

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is going virtual this summer! This is a casual time and space for international students to 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 the IC and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) are offering, resources for your mental health, and more, but students are also open to bring their own topics of conversation. Don’t forget to bring your lunch!

OPT 101: Preparing to File for Post-Completion OPT

Friday, February 21, 2020
OPT 101

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!

International Wellness Fair

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Description: Please join us for the International Wellness Fair on February 5 from 5-7PM! The event is in the Student Activities Building Lobby, and it is open to all students, scholars, faculty and staff. We will have groups from all over campus tabling and sharing wellness resources, as well as fun wellness activities such as blast fitness classes (Zumba, Yoga, Meditation), crafting and more!


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