You are UM-Flint!

The UM-Flint campus is a global community that welcomes students, staff, and faculty from more than 40 countries. With over 300 international students currently studying at UM-Flint, we remain committed to providing an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment where all students from any country have the opportunity to thrive. A vital and integral part of our campus community, international students enrich and strengthen the campus experience. As an international student at UM-Flint, you have access to the full range of resources available to help you reach your goals and enjoy your time on campus. Our campus and our community are stronger because of the contributions of international students. You are welcome here. And you are wanted here. We will continue to keep our campus, classrooms, community, as well as our hearts and minds open to students from all countries. We look forward to welcoming you to UM-Flint!


Welcoming Community

UM-Flint is located in the heart of downtown Flint, a diverse and vibrant community that also welcomes students from around the world. International students can frequently be found hanging out with local students and community members in Flint cafés, restaurants, art galleries, music venues, museums, farmer’s market, and shops. Our local businesses love having international students as customers.

International Center

Staffed by a number UM-Flint’s international students and alumni, our on-campus International Center (IC) is ready to answer your questions, address your concerns, and connect you to information and resources. We are here to assist you before, during, and after your transition to the U.S. and our campus. Call us anytime at +1 (810) 762-0867 or email

International Student Ambassadors

Along with our IC staff, you also have access to our International Student Ambassadors, a group of current International Students who provide guidance and mentorship as well as leadership on campus. International Student Ambassadors are here to help you feel at ease about coming to the United States, adjust to life at UM-Flint, make friends, get involved on campus, and answer questions. Get in touch with an International Student Ambassador to help guide your journey today.

Campus Safety

The UM-Flint campus is one of the safest in the state of Michigan. We have a very visible, active, and friendly professional law enforcement department just for our campus, and they do an incredible job keeping our campus and students safe. The university also operates a shuttle bus just for students for safe transportation to and from campus and popular student destinations nearby.

Cultural Events and Activities

UM-Flint is a diverse campus with students, staff, and faculty from across the country and around the globe. We celebrate our global community as a strength, and use our diversity as an opportunity to learn from one another. Our campus hosts year-round cultural events and activities that bring together our entire campus community to share experiences, traditions, and perspectives while making friends and lasting memories.