International Buddy Program
The International Buddy Program is a student organization made up of U-M students who strive to help first year international and exchange students in the College of Engineering acclimate to Michigan life.
The mission of the International Buddy Program is:
- To help acclimate incoming international students to their new UM surroundings
- To foster a sense of community among CoE students and international students
- To give CoE students a leadership opportunity to develop a more global perspective and learn about another culture
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Information about the student organization:
Members will be arranged into small groups, consisting of 2-3 University of Michigan students and 4-8 international students, forming international “families”.
“It was helpful to know someone who knew Ann Arbor and could help me get oriented.” – student from France
“My buddy picked me up when I arrived and took me to buy many necessary things. He also took me to watch a football game.” – student from China
Questions? Contact the International Buddy Program leadership