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Committee Advocating for Transfer, Nontraditional, and International Students



The Committee Advocating for Transfer, Nontraditional, and International Students (CATNIS) seeks to support the diverse needs of transfer, nontraditional, and international students by addressing academic, social, and situational concerns.


Current Projects

  • Improving the quantity, quality, and accessibility of resources available for transfer, nontraditional, and international students, including resources such as orientation, advising, and many more!
  • Improving the quantity, quality, and accessibility of student housing information available from the University and other organizations.

Office Hours

Office Hours provide an opportunity for any student to speak with committee leadership about project ideas, questions or to simply stop by to learn more about the committee. Office Hours for CATNIS are Fridays from 8:00am-9:00am EST over Zoom. No prior signup required, and all are welcome!

Constituents Form

CATNIS is dedicated to serving the needs of LSA undergraduate students. We would love to hear any input from students about issues, concerns, project ideas, or anything else that we as a body of the student government can do to help transfer, nontraditional and international students! The form is anonymous unless you would like to provide contact information for follow up questions. Find the form here.

Meeting Times: 6:00-7:00 PM EST on Wednesdays. Office hours held Fridays from 8:00-9:00 AM EST.

Chair: Joohyun Kim

Vice-Chair: Bella Lamar


CATNIS Liaisons:

Transfer Student Liaison: vacant position.

Nontradtional Student Liaison: vacant position.

International Student Liaison: Daqi Zhou

APPLY TO BE A LIASION: via this google form


Highlighted Transfer Student Resources:

Transferring Declassified: UM Survival Guide: Find the google doc here!

Sweetland Center for Writing: Transfer Students

Transfer Student Center: Resource Homepage


Highlighted International Student Resources:

Sweetland Center for Writing: International Students

Free places to park: Check out the UMich Commuter Cheat Sheet