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International Center closed for Independence Day

Filed in News and announcements by on July 3, 2018

The International Center will be closed beginning at noon Tuesday, July 3, through Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Wishing everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July celebration!

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Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

Filed in News and announcements by on June 13, 2018
Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

The International Center is pleased to announce that Olga Allred is the new J-1 scholar adviser. Olga is originally from the Republic of Moldova. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and French from Moldova State University. Prior to joining the International Center, she worked for the MU Department of Residential Life, University Student Apartments […]

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International Center hosts Work Authorization Training for Employers

Filed in News and announcements by on June 1, 2018
International Center hosts Work Authorization Training for Employers

On Thursday, May 24, the International Center hosted its first Work Authorization Training for Employers workshop. Representatives from several area businesses gained a better understanding of the federal regulations for hiring members of MU’s international community, as well as training on cultural considerations and guidance on helping international employees have a successful and professional work […]

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International Center closed today, May 30

Filed in News and announcements by on May 30, 2018

The International Center will be closed today, Wednesday, May 30, due to a water outage in the building. Regular office hours will resume Thursday, May 31. If you need assistance while the office is closed, please email your adviser.

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International Center closed noon–2 p.m. May 22

Filed in News and announcements by on May 22, 2018

The International Center will be closed today, May 22, from noon to 2 p.m. for an all-staff event. Afternoon international student (F-1/J-1) advising will be delayed today, but will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

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H-1B scholar walk-in advising canceled May 24

Filed in News and announcements by on May 21, 2018

H-1B scholar walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, May 24. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center summer hours

Filed in News and announcements by on May 11, 2018

From Monday, May 14, through Friday, Aug. 3, 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. 6.

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New online process for requesting J-1 scholars

Filed in News and announcements by on May 1, 2018

The International Center is pleased to announce a new process for departments wishing to host or hire a J-1 scholar. Effective May 1, 2018, the center will no longer accept paper or emailed J-1 scholar requests. Instead, departments should use the myStatus platform. This system will allow departments to submit both new and extension requests […]

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International scholar walk-in advising canceled April 25

Filed in News and announcements by on April 25, 2018

International scholar (H-1B/J-1) walk-in advising will be canceled Wednesday, April 25. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center closing early Friday, April 6

Filed in News and announcements by on April 2, 2018

The International Center is closing at 4 p.m. Friday, April 6. Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 9.

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