I am an International Student

Welcome to the University of Michigan! We’re delighted that you have chosen Michigan for your education. After you’ve been admitted and paid your enrollment deposit, your next steps in becoming a student at the University of Michigan are through the Office of New Student Programs. We encourage you to explore this site to learn more about our programs for new students. The following topics may be of special interest to you:



  • International Orientation
    Required for new students, Orientation provides you with the tools you need to begin your Michigan education, including academic advising and course registration.


  • Welcome To Michigan Program
    If you’ve been admitted for Fall Term, come enjoy a series of activities designed to help you get acquainted with campus before Fall Term classes begin.


  • University Mentorship Program 
    If you are an incoming first-year student for Fall Term, the University Mentorship program can connect you with mentors to guide you through your first term.


  • Transfer Connections
    If you are an incoming transfer student, the Transfer Connections program can connect you with mentors to guide you through your first term.



  • Arts at Michigan 
    Discover how to integrate the arts into your Michigan experience!


  • UM Educational Theatre Company
    UM ETC performs annually at the International Orientation for Fall Term. UMETC welcomes international students to audition for future performances.


  • Work for ONSP
    Students are the life blood of ONSP. Learn more about how you can join this dynamic, student-focused office.