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International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)

ISSS Academic Counseling & Support
ISSS offers Academic Counseling for international undergraduate students. Academic Counseling appointments are usually one hour and are scheduled with an ISSS Academic Counselor. Academic Counseling can help international students adjust to the U.S. and University of Minnesota, improve study skills, and provide support for situations like academic probation.

Center for Educational Innovation

Surviving Group Projects
Online guide that helps students develop teamwork skills and manage common problems that arise during course-based group projects.

Minnesota English Language Program (MELP)

Make an appointment for free, one-to-one ESL support for international undergraduate students.  ESL consultants can help with concerns such as communicating in small groups and adjusting to American academic culture.

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)

Common Connections Program
Common Connections is a program designed to foster friendships between international and domestic students through fun activities, cooperative civic engagement, cultural sharing, leadership development, interpersonal communication, and increased awareness of US and international diversity. We have specific workshops to help international students adjust to academic group work in the US.