ISSS Academic Counseling Available

Want help preparing for tests and finals? ISSS Academic Counseling and Support helps international students adjust to the U.S. and University of Minnesota, improve study skills, and more. Learn more and make an appointment with an Academic Counselor today.

Announcements

  • International Students: Attend our Travel Signature sessions in December if the travel signature on your documents is no longer valid. See our office hours webpage for more.
  • The University of Minnesota won the inaugural¬†Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).
  • The Spring 2017 International Student Preparation Course is now available. Learn more in the New Student section.

Culture Corps

Culture Corps

Brings international perspectives into classrooms and onto campus through a series of either faculty or international student initiated projects.

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Discussion Groups

discussion Groups

Gathers small groups of international students and scholars together in an intimate atmosphere to explore their cross-cultural experiences and perspectives.

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iSuccess

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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.

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International Buddy Program

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Provides new international students during fall semesters with opportunities to develop friendships with students from other countries through intercultural learning, service, and social activities.

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Small World Coffee Hour

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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.

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Students Crossing Borders

SCB Brings international and domestic students together into a single housing community that gives residents a global experience through interactive cross-cultural learning.

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