Taxes are due April 15.

Want help filing your 2018 tax returns? International students and scholars can use Sprintax (a tax preparation software) to file their non-resident returns. Review the Taxes section of our website to access the software and learn how you can get additional assistance at non-resident tax clinic.

Announcements

  • International students, scholars, and employees: We are glad you are at the UMN. Please review our information on the changes to unlawful presence for student and scholar visas and other items.
  • Spring 2019 Graduates Who Want OPT: The OPT Request application now available on MyISSS. Begin your application as soon as possible as USCIS's current processing time is between 3 and 5.5 months.
  • Caution: International students and scholars are frequently targeted by phone and email scams. Make sure to protect yourself.

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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Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups

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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: Global Gopher Academy

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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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Global Gopher Community

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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Global Gopher Events

GGE Allows new international students to prepare for classes, make new friends, and discover all of the amazing services the University offers with advice from international student leaders

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