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International students can now submit document requests in myStatus

Filed in News and announcements by on July 15, 2019

The International Center’s Document Request System has moved: Beginning July 15, all online document requests should be submitted through myStatus. The new system will continue to allow international students and scholars to request immigration-related documents and processes online. It also enables center staff to process documents more efficiently and ensures data accuracy through integration with […]

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Walk-in advising cancellations for July 3-5

Filed in News and announcements by on June 24, 2019

Please note the following cancellations for walk-in advising. Wednesday, July 3: International sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Thursday, July 4: International Center closed for Independence Day, all walk-in advising canceled Friday, July 5: International student walk-in advising canceled

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SEVIS fees to increase starting June 24

Filed in News and announcements by on June 12, 2019

The U.S. Student Exchange and Visitor Program recently announced changes to its fees. These changes will be implemented at midnight EDT on June 24, 2019, and will impact international students and scholars on specific visas.   F-1/J-1 international students If you will apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa, you are required to pay an […]

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H-1B walk-in advising canceled Tuesday, June 11

Filed in News and announcements by on June 10, 2019

Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars is canceled for Tuesday, June 11. J-1 scholar walk-in advising will held as scheduled. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center closed 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, June 6

Filed in News and announcements by on May 31, 2019

The International Center will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, for an all-staff event. Morning walk-in advising for international students will end at 11:30 a.m. on this day, but afternoon walk-in advising for international and sponsored students will be held as scheduled.

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International Center awards more than $82,000 in study abroad scholarships for 2019

Filed in News and announcements by on May 31, 2019
International Center awards more than $82,000 in study abroad scholarships for 2019

The International Center was pleased to award $82,680 in study abroad scholarships to 132 MU students studying abroad in 2019. Students have the opportunity to apply for these scholarships as part of the study abroad application process. Congratulations to all the recipients! International Center Scholarship Provides need-, merit- and diversity-based awards to students participating in […]

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Sponsored Student Program adds virtual advising sessions

Filed in News and announcements by on May 24, 2019

Beginning June 4, the International Center’s Sponsored Student Program will offer virtual advising sessions. These sessions are available to all incoming or current international sponsored students. Virtual advising sessions are held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays. Registration for virtual advising appointments is open now — […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Tuesday, May 21

Filed in News and announcements by on May 20, 2019

Sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Tuesday, May 21. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International Center summer hours

Filed in News and announcements by on May 16, 2019

From Monday, May 20, through Friday, Aug. 2, the International Center will adopt the following summer hours: 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday Regular office hours will resume Monday, Aug. 5.

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University-related travel abroad must be registered in International Travel Registry

Filed in News and announcements by on May 6, 2019

The University of Missouri Collected Rules and Regulations have been expanded to require that the following types of university-related travel be registered in the International Travel Registry: MU students participating on university-related international activities, including conducting research, attending conferences or participating in any university-contracted travel abroad. Faculty, staff and volunteers leading MU study abroad programs […]

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