Upcoming Events

U-M International Center Events Calendar (view by date)

The U-M International Center offers events and workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to international students and scholars, U-M department administrators, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Description: Brief information about the International Student/Scholar Health Insurance Plan to help you understand how it works. You'll learn how and where to obtain medical treatment if you need it and how to avoid unnecessary expense. Feel free to bring any questions you may have to the workshop.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Description: Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned Volunteers. Join us to learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments from a panel of returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

The event is an information session....

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Location: Munger Graduate Residences, Multipurpose Room (G120)

Description: American football is popular amongst sports fans in the United States. The University of Michigan is home to Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House.” Many...

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

(game starts at 1:00pm)

University of Michigan vs. Indiana University

Location: Field Hockey Stadium, 1406 S. State Street

Description: Join the U-M Women's Field Hockey Team in celebrating international athletes at the first International Field...

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Description:  Join the International Center for our Lunch & Learn workshop series. These workshops will provide casual conversation around various US cultural topics, and pizza will be provided. This semester's workshops include:

  • October 4: Help! I Don't Understand My American Friends! Have any weird situations with your classmates, friends, or...
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Friday, October 5, 2018

Description: Planning on applying to the Peace Corps or other international service program? Make sure you're the most prepared candidate possible by participating in UofM's new program, Peace Corps Prep! Through coursework and extracurricular experiences, the program will facilitate student development within the following four core competencies: sector-specific skills,...

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

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...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to make friends, eat food, and talk about how it is to be an international student in the U.S. and at the University of Michigan. The group will address a specific topic each time, such as adjusting to the U.S., getting to know American culture, and dealing with...

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Description: Do you plan to work in the United States after finishing your degree? This program is designed to help international students maximize their chances of finding employment in the US after graduation. We'll discuss interview preparation, resume writing, cross-cultural issues, networking, and ways to identify appropriate opportunities. We'll also provide an overview...

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Monday, October 15, 2018

The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:

  • Increase your awareness of the impact of culture on communication styles;
  • Gain skills necessary for...
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