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International Students

The University of Michigan has welcomed international students from the earliest days of its graduate programs. Today, more than 2,400 Rackham students are citizens of more than 90 countries.

This information is to help new international students become familiar with resources available across the University and in Ann Arbor more generally. The offices you will find here are able to provide the best advice and help needed to answer international student questions.


Campus Resources

University offices that can provide you with resources, information, and advice throughout your time as a graduate student

General Information

Maps, climate, international grocery stores, and other basic information about living in Ann Arbor

Getting to Ann Arbor

How to find authoritative information on visas, customs regulations, transportation between Detroit Metro Airport and Ann Arbor, and immigration check-in

International Connect Welcome Program

Information about Rackham's International Connect (I-Connect) Welcome Program, which assists incoming international graduate students prior to their arrival in Ann Arbor and throughout the first year of graduate school.

Rules and Regulations

University policies and other legal information

Settling In

Key information about housing, the University’s Mcard, banking, phones and communication, and transportation in and around Ann Arbor