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International Studies Information Session and Q&A

Students considering a major or minor in International Studies are strongly encouraged to attend an International Studies Information Session and Q&A. The Program academic advisors will discuss:

  • Prerequisites
  • Major and minor requirements
  • Sub-plans
  • How to declare
  • Additional majors and minors offered at the International Institute
  • Study abroad, grants, and internships
  • Relevance of an International Studies major or minor

Information Session Schedule

Fall 2018 Information Sessions dates to be announced.

Weiser Hall is located at 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

A half-hour presentation will be followed by questions and discussion. Students can declare the International Studies major or minor at the information session. For more information, please email

Parents and prospective students are welcome. For more information, please email

Prospective students who would like to receive correspondence about International Studies related orientations, events, and special announcements should sign up for the email list here.

Career events for International Studies students will be offered during the academic year. Please visit the PICS event page for more information.

Meet with an Advisor

Quick question for our advisors? Please email

Want to speak with an advisor? Schedule an advising appointment.

Walk-in Advising Hours

Walk-in advising hours are closed for summer break and will resume on August 27, 2018.

International Studies advisors are available to meet with undeclared students who would like to learn more about the Program, and also with current majors and minors who would like to discuss course selection, major or minor requirements, senior releases, and other matters of concern. Please make your advising appointment by clicking on meet with an advisor.

Undeclared students should also plan to attend one of the International Studies information and Q&A sessions. For upcoming sessions, please review the PICS event calendar. If you have questions, please email

Declared International Studies majors and minors, and students considering the major or minor, should also see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page and the PICS Undergraduate Handbook.

Majors and minors seeking career or graduate school advice are encouraged to consult our Careers page. They may also schedule a meeting with PICS director and/or undergraduate advisors.