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International Student and Scholar Services
It is important that you learn about the U.S. banking system including currency exchange, bank accounts, and debit cards.
The weather in Minnesota varies a lot depending on the time of year. You can make the most of it by being prepared.
All international students must purchase the Student Health Benefit Plan unless they are eligible for a waiver.
You will need to get a U Card and decide if you will get a state ID or driver's license.
The University of Minnesota works hard to ensure that campus and the surrounding neighborhoods are safe for students.
You can explore public transportation, use the University buses, or ride a bike to get around campus.
ISSS is a unit of the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance, the central international office for the University of Minnesota system.
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