Graduation Cookie Pick-Up

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Graduation Cookie

Description: The International Center invites graduating students to stop by the SAB for a cookie pick-up to celebrate graduation! Staff will be handing out cookies from 2-4pm for this grab-and-go event.  Please practice social distancing and wear a mask when you arrive. 

July International Coffee Hour

Friday, July 26, 2024
Coffee Hour - July 2024

Description: International Coffee Hour is a great opportunity to meet new people from around the world! The event is open to all members of the U-M community, including international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff and their partners. Meet us at the Student Activities Building courtyard located at 515 E Jefferson Street in Ann Arbor. In case of inclement weather, we will meet indoors in the atrium in the same building.

All are welcome! 

Register here!


OPT 101: Preparing to File for Post-Completion OPT

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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.

Michigan Tax Webinar

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2024 Michigan Tax Webinar

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

Since your Michigan tax form uses information from specific parts of your federal tax form, it is important to prepare your federal tax form before the webinar and have it available so you can follow the webinar.

March Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Birthday Celebration - March 2024

Description: Join us as we celebrate international students and scholars with birthdays in March! We'll enjoy cake, coffee, and tea, and we encourage you to bring your friends together to celebrate your birthday! Meet us at the International House Ann Arbor (IHAA) located at 921 Church Street in Ann Arbor. Please register in advance so we can plan how much food to order.

This event is co-sponsored by the International Center and IHAA.

Ask Me!

Friday, August 6, 2021
Ask Me Summer 2021

Description: “Ask Me!” Q&A sessions are informal peer-led virtual question-and-answer sessions in which new international students can ask our Summer Orientation Peer Advisors questions and connect with other new students. 

Please note that because this event is led by student staff, we are unable to answer immigration related questions.


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