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.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Location: Meet outside the International Center (...

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Description: IC advisors will provide updates on any changes to immigration regulations or procedures that affect F-1 and J-1 students, and on the Executive Orders, and will answer questions.

After that, there will be some time for informal conversation (and cookies!) with other international students and with IC staff.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Description: International student volunteers will prepare and serve food at the Delonis Homeless Shelter. This is an opportunity to see a different aspect of American life than what you are exposed to at U-M.

These will take place on the 2nd Thursday of every month all term. There will be two shifts and four or five people are needed for each shift. Shift One is from 2...

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Friday, August 11, 2017

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

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Description: There are many different ways of getting around the U-M campus and around Ann Arbor, but they can be confusing at first. We’ll talk about U-M and Ann Arbor buses, bicycling, taxis, driving and parking, “zipcars,” and walking, including information about personal safety. 

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Description: This workshop will answer questions about starting a bank account, writing a U.S. check, using your bank account, keeping track of your money, protecting yourself from “identity theft,” ongoing financial issues, and different kinds of banks and accounts. A representative from PNC Bank, the official MCard bank, will be on-hand to answer any banking questions you...

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Description: This workshop will 1) offer you an insight into the essential and budget-friendly places to shop in Ann Arbor for furniture and groceries, 2) give you tools to save on textbook fees, 3 teach you how to prepare your wardrobe for winter and, 4) introduce you to Michigan’s sales tax, returns, warranties and tipping. Most importantly, we'd also provide you with our...

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Description: This program will give you an introduction to leisure, cultural and educational activities at the University and in Ann Arbor.

Date Time Location Room
Mon, Aug 14 3:30pm-4:30pm Jeff T Blau Hall and Kresge Hall,...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Description: There are many employment opportunities on the U-M campus. Learn where to look for jobs, what to consider when taking a job, what restrictions apply to international students, and paperwork involved. General information about Graduate Student Instructor and Graduate Student Research Assistant positions will be included. Please note this workshop is not a job fair...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Description: This orientation workshop is designed for all U-M international employees (including international students who will work for U-M), and for students who will receive fellowships that pay for living expenses (not just tuition.)

Before you start work, you will be asked to fill out a number of forms, including Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form W-4, State of...

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