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, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad. If you are a faculty or staff, please visit our Education and Outreach page for more information.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Description: Have you ever struggled to write important email messages? Have you ever wondered whether your email messages hit the right tone and reflect the professional persona you wish to project? Given the importance of email in academic and professional settings, the ability to write effective e-mail messages is an essential skill. In this workshop we will focus on...

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Description: This presentation will cover 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 expenses by understanding how this health insurance works....

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Description: From 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM, University Health Service (UHS) staff will describe campus health care services available to students and scholars, how to use services, and how services relate to insurance, followed by a visit from Legend, the therapy dog,...

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Friday, August 19, 2022

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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Friday, August 19, 2022

Description: Gain insight into the resources and services available at the library and learn strategies for efficiently finding information for your research projects. 

Join a U-M Librarian as the questions below are explored:

  • How can I access library resources remotely or in person?
  • What kind of technology help can I get at the library?
  • ...
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Friday, August 19, 2022

Location: Michigan League Garden (Koessler Room if raining)

Description: Join us to cool off with ice cream and interact with staff from the International Center and the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS)! This is a great opportunity to ask staff questions and get to know other international students!

If it rains, the location will be...

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Monday, August 22, 2022

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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Monday, August 22, 2022

Description: In partnership with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, the International Center at the University of Michigan is pleased to offer a naturalization/US citizenship presentation. This presentation is intended to provide an overview of the naturalization process and to address common questions and concerns. The session is open to all University of Michigan...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Description: Making small talk is one of the most challenging types of speaking to master in a second language. In this workshop, we will explore conversation topics, turn-taking strategies, active listening, and sources for sample conversations. We will consider different varieties of small talk in common graduate student contexts, such as getting to know classmates or...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Description: As a spouse/partner of a student, you may be asking yourself what you are going to do while here in the United States. Come to this event series to learn about some of the possibilities and meet other spouses/partners!

All three events will be led by the Michigan Language Center (MLC).

This...

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