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Info sessions: Winter break 2019/20 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on August 30, 2019

Where will you go this winter break? Come to an info session to learn about these exciting study abroad opportunities for winter break 2019/20! COSTA RICA: Spanish Language and Costa Rican Culture 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in 2206C Student Center COSTA RICA: Social Justice, Human Rights and Narratives in Costa Rica 3 p.m. Tuesday, […]

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Welcome, Cole and Tonya

Filed in News and announcements by on August 14, 2019

The International Center is pleased to welcome two new members to its staff. Cole Gallagher is serving as an international scholar adviser. He is a Mizzou graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, a minor in Japanese and a multicultural certificate. During his undergraduate program, he worked as a Japanese language tutor, Ellis Library […]

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Walk-in advising cancellations for Aug. 6–15

Filed in News and announcements by on August 5, 2019

Walk-in advising sessions for international students and scholars will be canceled on the following dates: International scholars (J-1/H-1B) Monday, Aug. 12 Tuesday, Aug. 13 International students (F-1/J-1) Monday, Aug. 12 (morning and afternoon) Tuesday, Aug. 12 (afternoon only) International sponsored students (F-1/J-1) Tuesday, Aug. 6 (virtual session) Thursday, Aug. 8 (virtual session) Monday, Aug. 12 […]

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International Center returns to regular hours

Filed in News and announcements by on August 2, 2019

Starting Monday, Aug. 5, the International Center returns to regular office hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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International Programs faculty fellow opening

Filed in News and announcements by on July 23, 2019

The Office of International Programs is looking to hire a part-time faculty fellow to work with Mary Stegmaier, interim vice provost, on specific projects involving strategic planning, international agreements and coordination of international activities across campus. The one-year position, with the possibility of renewal, provides for a course release and a month summer salary. If […]

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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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