Transfer Student Appreciation Week - Feb. 12-16

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Celebrate Transfer Student Appreciation Week!
February 12-16, 2018


Join us in celebrating Michigan's transfer students, and their contributions to our campus community! 

The Office of New Student Programs and several campus partners invite all transfer students to attend the following events throughout the week of February 12-18. 


Transfer Student Appreciation Week Events

All Week

Office of New Student Programs Transfer Appreciation Days
Monday, February 12 – Friday, February 16
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Office of New Student Programs, 2011 Student Activities Bldg.

Stop by the Office of New Student Programs any day this week to pick up your free “I Love Transfers” buttons and laptop stickers! Wear them with pride around campus! Fill out our 5-minute survey and enter a drawing to win a Starbucks gift card!


Monday, February 12

LSA Committee Advocating for Transfer Students (CATS) Information Meeting
(for LSA transfer students only)
Monday, February 12
5:00-6:00 p.m. 
LSA Student Government Office, G325 Mason Hall

Looking to get involved with transfer student issues on campus? Join us for our weekly CATS meeting. You can learn more about getting involved with CATS and the goals/projects we have for Winter 2018! 


Michigan Engineering Transfer Support (METS)—Making the Most of Your Summer
(for Engineering transfer students only)
Monday, February 12
6:00-7:00 p.m.
1180 Duderstadt Center

Internships are not the only way to build your experience. Engineering transfer students are invited to come and learn about research opportunities, professional networking, and taking classes. Use your time wisely so you're ready to go when you return to campus in September!


Tuesday, February 13

Off-Campus Housing Fair
Tuesday, February 13
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Michigan Union Pendleton Room

Come and learn about your off-campus housing options! Hot chocolate, cookies, and Valentine treats will be served! 


Supporting Non-Traditional Student Success—
Methods for Faculty and Staff to Serve as Advocates
Tuesday, February 13
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Center for the Education of Women, 330 E. Liberty St. 

This will be an interactive session for students, faculty, staff, and program administrators to discuss the emerging needs of nontraditional students at the U-M and the strategies that can be implemented to create a more welcoming, supportive, and inclusive campus climate. Participants will learn about the demographics of nontraditional students at the U-M and learn about best practices and programs to support student development.


University Library Transfer Student Open House
Tuesday, February 13
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Shapiro Undergraduate Library

The Library’s open house will be hosted at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library with most of the activities taking place in the Shapiro Design Lab. Students who attend will have the opportunity to see demonstrations of Design Lab tools such as a 3D printer, learn about library resources and specialists, make buttons, and take a tour of both Shapiro and Hatcher Libraries. We will also be providing food and swag at the open house. Pre-registration is recommended but not required to attend. Click here to pre-register. 


Transfer Turf
Tuesday, February 13
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Office of New Student Programs, 2011 Student Activities Building

All transfer students are invited to stop by for a free dinner and comradarie with fellow transfer students. Event is casual; no RSVP required. 


Thursday, February 15

Sweetland Center for Writing Transfer Student Open House
Thursday, February 15
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Peer Writing Center, Angell Hall Room G219

Have no fear, the Sweetland Center for Writing is here! Learn about all of the free writing services available to you as a U-M student. We'll help you sign up and schedule your first appointment, walk you through a typical writing consultation, and answer any other writing questions you have to prepare you for your first visit with us. (Coffee and bagels, of course!) 


International Center Transfer Student Open House
Thursday, February 15
1:00 p.m.
International Center Conference Room, 1500 Student Activities Bldg.

International Center Transfer Student Open House: Come check out the International Center to learn about the services we offer, such as cultural events, education abroad advising, Peace Corps Prep, and international student services! Light refreshments will be served.


Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs Open House
Thursday, February 15
2:00 p.m.
2202 Michigan Union

Come visit the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) to learn about our space, programs and more!


Transfer Student Internship Lab
Thursday, February 15
4:00 p.m.
University Career Center Program Room, 3rd Floor, Student Activities Bldg.

Thinking about what you want to do this summer? Do you have some ideas about your dream internship experience? Do you have no idea what you're doing? That's all OK! Come check out the Transfer Student Internship Lab. It's designed as a drop-in, so, come when you can between 4:00-5:30! It's a place for you to dream of, search for, and find a great summer experience! Chat with folks from the University Career Center to explore Handshake, the University Career Alumni Network and to learn about other tools you can use to build a great job/internship search strategy.


Paint No Pour
Thursday, February 15
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Trotter Multicultural Center

Trotter's Third Thursdays also known as Paint No Pour are inspired by national heritage months, student interests, and social concerns. Each month allows for participants to widen their cultural lens, expand their worldview, tap into their creative selves and participate in multicultural celebration, education, and recognition. We encourage all members of the U of M Campus Community to come and share in these amazing experiences. Paint No Pour is free of charge, and Trotter provides all paint supplies.


Friday, February 16

The Center for Global and Intercultural Studies (CGIS), Community-Engaged Academic Learning (CEAL) and Optimize Open House for Transfer Students
Friday, February 16
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
2nd Floor, Weiser Hall

Enjoy popcorn and candy while you pick up some swag and learn more about what these three departments have to offer. Explore the study spaces and learn more about the ways that CGIS, CEAL, and Optimize can enrich your Michigan education.