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Orientation volunteers

Filed in Feature by on June 14, 2017
Orientation volunteers

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Sign up now to volunteer for International Student Welcome 2017

Filed in News and announcements by on June 14, 2017

Are you interested in taking a leadership role within the MU international community, building up your résumé and welcoming students from all over the world? Apply to be an International Student Welcome volunteer for fall 2017! As a volunteer, you will assist the International Center staff in creating a meaningful orientation experience for new international […]

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Passport and photo services

Filed in Feature by on June 14, 2017
Passport and photo services

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled June 15

Filed in News and announcements by on June 12, 2017

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Thursday, June 15. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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On lake time

On lake time

by Victoria R. What do you think of when you’re getting ready to head to the lake? I think of boats, swimming, fishing and floating! When I was gearing up for my day trip to Lake Como, Italy, all I could think about what how nice it was going to be to get some sun […]

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OPT workshops

Filed in Feature by on May 30, 2017
OPT workshops

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Feeling less alone on my solo backpacking trip

Filed in Blog, Ireland by on May 22, 2017
Feeling less alone on my solo backpacking trip

by Sherell B. “Having a friend means feeling less alone in the world.” –Deborah Tannen I spent the entire day exploring London alone. For three hours, I walked around Camden Town Market, weaving my way through the labyrinth of shops, street food and tourists. I then headed to the Westminster area, where I checked out […]

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International Center closed noon–1:30 p.m. May 18

Filed in News and announcements by on May 15, 2017

The International Center will be closed from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, so all staff can participate in the center’s staff appreciation picnic. Additionally, international sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled for that afternoon. International student walk-in advising and the J-1 scholar orientation will take place as scheduled that afternoon.

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International Center adopts summer hours

Filed in News and announcements by on May 11, 2017

From Monday, May 15, through Friday, Aug. 4, the International Center will adopt the following office hours: 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday Regular office hours will resume Monday, Aug. 7.

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The blur that was April abroad

Filed in Blog, Spain by on May 10, 2017
The blur that was April abroad

by Lily K. The majority of April I spent traveling around Europe. It was crazy how it worked out, but my school ended up having nearly three weeks of spring break. I spent 17 days of that traveling. Exhausting is a word some may use to describe this, and it was — seven cities in […]

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