Events


AUG
24
Date:
Friday, 24 Aug 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location:
University Village Community Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Learn about enrollment and transportation for K-12 children.

AUG
25
Date:
Saturday, 25 Aug 2018
Time:
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:
MSU Union
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Learn about campus and community resources available for graduate students.

Date:
Saturday, 25 Aug 2018
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Benefactors Plaza - Behind Chittenden Hall
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Enjoy free food and fun with other new graduate students! 

AUG
27
Date:
Monday, 27 Aug 2018
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
Erickson Kiva
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Understand your immigration status in the U.S. Topics include enrollment requirements, address updates, working on campus, off-campus work authorization and international travel & visas. 

Date:
Monday, 27 Aug 2018
Time:
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Erickson Kiva
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Understand health care in the U.S. including how to use your health insurance. 

SEP
12
Date:
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location:
Room 303 and 305, International Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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If you are eligible for a Social Security Number (SSN), you may apply at a convenient on campus location. If you are not eligible for an SSN but wish to apply for either a Michigan driver's license or Michigan identification card, you may come to the application session and request a "letter of ineligibility," which you can use during your driver's license or identification card application.

Please note your eligibility:
F-1 students must have employment in order to apply for an SSN.
F-2 dependents are not eligible for an SSN.
J-1 students and scholars are eligible for an SSN.
J-2 dependents are only eligible for an SSN with approved work authorization.

No application will be accepted without all the required documents from this checklist.

Bring all the originals AND photocopies of the required documents to the session.

NOTE: Social Security Administration will be available from 9-11:30am and 1-3:00pm only. 

OCT
1
Date:
Monday, 01 Oct 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Third Floor, International Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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*ARRIVE EARLY! Depending on the number of applicants and time needed for testing, session may end early.

Event Details:
Representatives from the Michigan Secretary of State's office will be on campus to conduct identity verification and administer the written test of driving knowledge. Starting the driver's license application process on campus can reduce the number of times you must visit the Secretary of State's office. You may also renew a license or apply for a Michigan ID Card.
No application will be accepted without all the required documents and payments.
Documents:
• Collect all the required documents from the checklist under "Application Process" on the OISS website.
Fees & Payments:
• MI License Fees: $25 for new MI license, $18 for renewal (if license hasn't expired).
• MI Identification Card Fees: $10 for new MI ID Card, $10 for renewal MI ID Card.

NOTE: Driver's License testing and applications will be available from 9-11:30am and 1-3:00pm ONLY.

OCT
2
Date:
Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Third Floor, International Center
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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*ARRIVE EARLY! Depending on the number of applicants and time needed for testing, session may end early.

Event Details:
Representatives from the Michigan Secretary of State's office will be on campus to conduct identity verification and administer the written test of driving knowledge. Starting the driver's license application process on campus can reduce the number of times you must visit the Secretary of State's office. You may also renew a license or apply for a Michigan ID Card.
No application will be accepted without all the required documents and payments.
Documents:
• Collect all the required documents from the checklist under "Application Process" on the OISS website.
• Bring copies AND originals of all required documents to the session.
Fees & Payments:
• MI License Fees: $25 for new MI license, $18 for renewal (if license hasn't expired).
• MI Identification Card Fees: $10 for new MI ID Card, $10 for renewal MI ID Card.

NOTE: Driver's License Testing and Applications will be available from 9:00-11:30AM and 1:00-3:00PM ONLY.

 

 

 

OCT
7
Date:
Sunday, 07 Oct 2018
Time:
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
East Lansing Public Library
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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East Lansing Welcomes the World introduces international students and scholars to the community. The event is free and open to all community members, international students and scholars.
 
Celebrate our community with food, music and children's activities! And sign up for a library card while you are there so that you and your family can use library services and borrow books!
 
OCT
29
Date:
Monday, 29 Oct 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU's International Student Essay Contest builds greater cross-cultural understanding and allows the Spartan community to learn from the experiences of international students.
 
The deadline to submit your essay is October 29, 2018 at 5pm.
 
First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $250