workshop

An Introduction to the English Language Institute (ELI) for Graduate and Professional Students

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Description: Pamela Bogart from the U-M English Language Institute (ELI) invites you to a Zoom conversation to learn about ELI courses and other resources to support graduate students who speak English as an additional language. 

ELI offers credit-bearing academic English courses (free to full-time students) to support you through all stages of your academic career. ELI classes are small, interactive, and provide students with extensive one-on-one feedback. 

OPT 101: Preparing to File for Post-Completion OPT

Monday, September 28, 2020
OPT 101 Flyer

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.

Maintaining Your Car

Friday, November 22, 2019
Maintain Your Car

Description: After you have bought your car, keeping up on maintenance will help your car last longer. This workshop will give you a sample Car Inspection Checklist and an overview of automobile mechanics to help you understand the purpose for each checklist item as well as when you should get an oil change, tune-ups, brakes checked, etc. Get ready to talk "car talk"!

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Friday Forum at the International Center

Friday, October 30, 2020

Description: IC advisors will provide updates on any changes to immigration regulations, guidance, or procedures that affect F-1 and J-1 exchange visitors. They will also answer questions about a number of topics in the news, including the proposed rule changes to “duration of status” and H-1B status, nonimmigrant visa processing, and OPT.

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