Current International Students

This is your starting point for all things international.

Find your way around

See Maps and Directions to get familiar with UM’s campus and the surrounding Dearborn area.

Learn about the various modes of transportation in and around Dearborn.

Learn about employment in the US

You must have approved work authorization, such as CPT or OPT before getting a job off-campus. 

See what it takes to work in the U.S. as an international student and find a great job.  

Get immigration and Visa support

Know the rules and regulations for keeping your visa current during your stay. The Office of International Affairs (OIA) can help! Get immigration and visa support

Find your community

International students are welcome in any of the 150+ student organizations at UM-Dearborn. These groups are a great opportunity to connect with other students over shared interests, such as culture, religion, volunteerism, and academics.

  • Learn about all UM-Dearborn student organizations at VictorsLink, including the Graduate International Student Organization (GISO). The GISO is a diverse and inclusive group that helps international students grow professionally and personally.
  • Explore the Office of Student Life's resources for student organizations, leadership, inclusion, and service. 
  • Interested in sports? Workout, play, or cheer on a team with the UM-Dearborn Wolverines Athletics!

International student and scholar programs and resources 

Transfer to another institution

If you would like to complete your studies elsewhere, the OIA can help transfer your immigration documentation to another college or university.


Take advantage of your time here to explore the country! Refer to these travel resources for helpful information and to register your travel plans so that you can be contacted in case of an emergency. Check for State Department travel advisories before you go to avoid unnecessary delays.

Office of International Affairs

2106 - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-583-6600
Fax: 313-583-6725