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2017 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline March 17

Filed in News and announcements by on February 14, 2017

Deadline: March 17, 2017 The MU Council on International Initiatives, International Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs seek outstanding faculty, staff and student nominations for the 2017 International Engagement Awards. The MU International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of Missouri. […]

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Executive order information and resources

Filed in News and announcements by on February 10, 2017

This continues to be a very dynamic and rapidly evolving situation. If you are an international student or scholar with questions regarding the executive order and whether or not it directly affects you, please be sure to contact your International Center adviser for the most up-to-date information. NAFSA, one of the leading professional organizations for […]

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International Center closed Friday, Jan. 13, and Monday, Jan. 16

Filed in News and announcements by on January 11, 2017

The International Center, along with the entire MU campus, will be closed Friday, Jan. 13, due to winter weather and Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We encourage all students and scholars to stay safe during the predicted ice storm. Purchase any food you may need tonight and be prepared […]

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International Center back in regular location: N52 Memorial Union

Filed in News and announcements by on January 3, 2017

Update: Jan. 4, 2017, 11 a.m. The International Center has returned to its regular location in N52 Memorial Union. All walk-in advising, document pickup and other services are now available there. Update: Jan. 3, 2017, 8:25 a.m. We continue to operate out of our temporary location in N206 Memorial Union. This is the location for all […]

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International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

Filed in News and announcements by on December 21, 2016
International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

The International Center will be closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 3, in our temporary office location of N206 Memorial Union. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international student or scholar or an MU student abroad during this time, call the MU Police Department […]

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International student, scholar walk-in advising canceled Dec. 21

Filed in News and announcements by on December 12, 2016

All afternoon walk-in advising for international students, international sponsored students and international scholars will be canceled Wednesday, Dec. 21. If you need assistance during that time, please email your adviser.

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International Education Week 2016

International Education Week 2016

Each year, the International Center coordinates MU’s celebration of International Education Week, an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 2016 events included Study Abroad 20×20 and photo contest awards, Operation Passport reception with the provost and a Thanksgiving meal for international students and scholars who are new to MU. | […]

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Pumpkin carving 2016

Filed in Multimedia, News and announcements, Photo by on November 15, 2016
Pumpkin carving 2016

International students, scholars and their families gather Thursday, Oct. 27, as part of Multicultural Hour to celebrate Halloween by carving traditional jack-o’-lanterns. | Photos by Kayla Wolf  

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International Center closed Nov. 21–25

Filed in News and announcements by on November 7, 2016

The center will be closed Monday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 25 for building maintenance and the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular office hours will resume Monday, Nov. 28. Advisers will not be available Nov. 21–25, so please plan accordingly and seek any advice or services you need in advance. If you need help regarding the health […]

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Changes to international student, scholar walk-in advising Oct. 25–28

Filed in News and announcements by on October 24, 2016

Several members of the international student and scholar services staff will be out of the office and unavailable from Tuesday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 28. Limited walk-in advising services and hours will be available during this time. International (F-1/J-1 and sponsored*) students Regular walk-in advising services available during the following times: 10 a.m.–noon Tuesday, […]

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