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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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Black and Gold Day study abroad open house Friday, Oct. 28

Filed in News and announcements by on October 27, 2016

Learn about all the exciting opportunities to study abroad MU has to offer during the International Center’s Black and Gold Day study abroad open house, 1–3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Study abroad advisers will be available to answer your questions and talk about program options. Study Abroad 101 will be canceled that day, but you […]

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International student updates: fall 2016

Filed in News and announcements by on October 24, 2016

From the International Center Walk-in advising for Oct. 25–28 The International Center will have modified walk-in advising hours Oct. 25–28. Please make arrangements in advance if you will need to meet with an adviser. Walk-ins will only be available at the following times: 10 a.m.–noon Tuesday, Oct. 25 1:30–3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 1:30–3:30 p.m. […]

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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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Faculty-led programs newsletter: October 2016

Filed in News and announcements by on October 7, 2016

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the fall semester! For those of you receiving this newsletter for the first time, you can expect to receive a newsletter from the International Center each semester with important information and updates for program directors. 2016/17 application deadlines Spring break 2017: Tuesday, Nov.1 Summer 2017 early acceptance […]

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2017 call for proposals: Short-term faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 4, 2016

Deadline for submission: Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 Short-term faculty-led programs are programs on which University of Missouri faculty or adjunct faculty provide academic instruction abroad for MU credit. These programs are typically up to eight weeks in length and are offered during the summer term, winter break or spring break. The International Center study abroad […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Sept. 21

Filed in News and announcements by on September 19, 2016

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Wednesday, Sept. 21. Regular walk-in advising hours will resume Thursday, Sept. 22. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center closed afternoon of Friday, Sept. 16

Filed in News and announcements by on September 13, 2016

The International Center will close at noon Friday, Sept. 16, so all staff members can attend a training session. The following activities will be canceled Sept. 16: 1:30–3:30 p.m. International student (F-1/J-1) walk-in advising 2 p.m. Study Abroad 101 3 p.m. Financing 101 If you need assistance during that time, please email your adviser. The […]

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