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Find out about interesting places to go, things to do while you are in Minnesota and how to get there.
Find helpful resources and tips for you to start your campus life at the University of Minnesota! We hope that you will enjoy your time in Minnesota and explore everything the University and the State of Minnesota has to offer. Don't forget to check out the various programs we offer from International Student & Scholar Services as well.
Brings international perspectives into classrooms and onto campus through a series of either faculty or international student initiated projects.
Gathers small groups of international students and scholars together in an intimate atmosphere to explore their cross-cultural experiences and perspectives.
Introduces new international students to other U.S. and international students, U.S. culture, and life at the University of Minnesota through workshops, training sessions, tours, and fun activities. This six day program transitions students to their new life in Minnesota and provides important skills and experiences to help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.
International Buddy Program
Provides new international students during fall semesters with opportunities to develop friendships with students from other countries through intercultural learning, service, and social activities.
Small World Coffee Hour
Invites all international and domestic students, faculty and staff to gather together in relaxing social environment. Each interactive event has the flavoring of a specific cultural region’s activities, foods and traditions.
International Student Orientation Program
Orientates newly admitted international students to living and studying in the U.S., the valuable resources available at the University of Minnesota, and how to maintain their non-immigrant legal status.
Students Crossing Borders