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INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION: International graduate students are required to complete immigration check-in and are encouraged to attend international graduate student resource fairs and presentations. For more information, refer to the Graduate Student Welcome Information and Graduate Student Orientation Calendar (PDF)*.

Graduate Student Housing
On-Campus Housing: Owen Hall is ideal for those graduate, professional and undergraduate upperclassmen who desire a living environment conducive to study, along with the privacy of a single room. Students with reservations in Owen Hall may contact the Guest Services Manager's office at 517-355-5068 for check-in information.
University Apartments: Information about University Apartments can be obtained by e-mailing or by calling 1-800-678-4679.


International Academic Orientation Program (IAOP) Schedule*
*(For Undergraduate international students with F-1 or J-1 visas only. Students with other visa types should contact to schedule an appropriate AOP appointment.)

Saturday, August 20, 2016
8:00 am - Residence halls open for NEW international students with a residence hall assignment.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
MSU English Language Test (MSUELT) for provisionally admitted undergraduate students. Consult your personal IAOP schedule for assigned time and location.

Monday – Friday, August 22-26, 2016
All sessions of the week long International Academic Orientation (IAOP)are mandatory for new undergraduate students on F-1/J-1 visas. Specific IAOP details may be found on your personal schedule (Available online in July).

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Classes Begin

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