Student & Scholar Workshops

Monday, August 20, 2018

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

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Mon, Aug 13 2:30pm-3:30pm Jeff T Blau...
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Description: Each country has a unique educational system with specific expectations of students and faculty. This program will provide information about expectations of students and faculty in the American system, which may be different from those in other countries. 

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Description: The University of Michigan is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). In order to prepare yourself for DEI conversations in the classroom and beyond, come to this workshop to get an introductory overview of US perspectives on social justice, learn important vocabulary for inclusion, and learn about helpful campus resources for continuing your...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTE: This information session is only for J-1 Exchange Visitors (students or scholars) whose Form DS-2019 was issued by an organization other than the University of Michigan. If Line 2 (Program Sponsor) of your Form DS-2019 says "University of Michigan", you should not attend this session. 

At this information session, we'll give you a brief...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Description: Are you new to driving in the United States? Driving conditions and customs may be different than what you are used to in your home country. This workshop will provide information to help you prepare for driving in the U.S., including driving tips, driving etiquette, and important skills to keep you safe on the roads in good and bad weather. 

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Description: This program is designed to give you some idea of what to look for when buying a used car. We will provide written information and address important questions about what to keep in mind when buying a used car.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Description: If you are a person who loves to see new things, this program is for you. Ann Arbor has a lot to offer in terms of recreational activities, but we also recognize that you might want to see other parts of Michigan or the US while you’re here. This workshop will provide information about budget travel in the United States, including how to find out what to see, low-...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Description: Every country has norms for what is acceptable and unacceptable, and similarly for what is legal and illegal in that particular country. This session will offer important information on what is and is not permitted in the United States. Learn this information now; don’t risk being embarrassed, or even fined or arrested! 

The session will also include a...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Description: Detailed information about how to use the University's required health insurance (the International Student/Scholar Health Insurance Plan). You'll learn how and where to obtain medical treatment if you need it and how to avoid unnecessary expense by understanding how this health insurance works. 

Students who will be Graduate Student Instructors or Graduate...

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