Events and Activities

Winter 2015 Events & Activities

Please note that all off campus events must be sold out 1 week before the event or the event will be canceled.

Coffee Hour

A lot can happen over a cup of coffee! You can make friends from all over the world, learn about new cultures, strike upon revolutionising ideas during a casual chat or just end up having lots of fun! Come to OISS coffee hours and see what a coffee can do to you.


When :   Fri, Jan 9, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - lobby outside the OIS
               Fri, Feb 13, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Room 301
               Fri, Mar 20, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Room 301

auto show

See the newest cars and future cards at the North American International Auto Show. This is a very popular event that only happens once a year! (

Auto Show Excursion tickets are $10 and will be sold at the OISS beginning January 5.

When : Friday,January 23
Where :Buses will meet at the Student Center at 11:45am

auto show

Learn to ski, enjoy a northern Michigan ski resort and meet other international students at Michigan schools!

The trip includes:

  • 2 nights lodging
  • Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, Dinner on Saturday
  • Magic carpet lift ticket for saturday or cross country trail pass
  • Ski rental on Saturday(cross country or downhill)
  • 1 hour ski lesson
  • 1 hour of tubing (additional hours of tubing $10 per hour)
  • Free shuttle service around the resort and to the town Ballaire until 1 am

When : Fri-Sun, February 20(leave EMU at 1pm) - 22(leave Shanty Creek at 12pm)
Where :Shanty Creek
Cost: $178/person (4 people to a room), $202/person (3 people per room) and $250/person (2 people per room)

Click Here for the application Packet

End of Semester Party

Let's celebrate the end of the semester! Join us for games, snacks and relaxing with friends.

When : Friday,April 17
Where : Student Center room 320.