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, February 24, 2020

Description: This event is an exciting opportunity to hear from returned Peace Corps Volunteers about their experiences and successes serving as people of color. It is also a great way to learn how to be an effective ally.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Description: Stop by the International Center to enjoy some snacks and learn a little bit about the culture and tradition.

No registration is necessary. First come first served. There is no formal presentation at the event.

  • Lunar New Year (1/23)
  • Mardi Gras (2/25)
  • St. Patrick's Day (3/17)
Friday, February 28, 2020

Description: The International Center will be hosting Tax Information Sessions to provide F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars an overview of the U.S tax filing process and the information provided on the IC website.

Join us to review the filing requirements, understand tax forms that you received from UofM and...

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Friday, February 28, 2020

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...

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Monday, March 2, 2020

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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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Description: Designed for international students and scholars who are interested in learning about basic eligibility requirements and specific procedures. The program will conclude with time for questions.

Presenter: Vicky Farah from the Law Offices of Vicky Farah.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Description: The International Center will be hosting Tax Information Sessions to provide F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars an overview of the U.S tax filing process and the information provided on the IC website.

Join us to review the filing requirements, understand tax forms that you received from UofM and...

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Description: This workshop is intended for international students and scholars in F-1 and J-1 status. Permanent residency authorizes a foreign national to work in the U.S. indefinitely. Topics covered in the workshop include basic eligibility requirements and specific procedures.

Presenter:...

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

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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