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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 student services fee increasing by $20, effective fall 2018

Filed in News and announcements by on April 19, 2018

Have a question or comment about the international student services fee? Please share it with us. The MU International Center is responsible for maintaining the university’s compliance with federal immigration regulations governing F-1/J-1 student and J-1/H-1B scholar visa programs. Ensuring compliance allows MU to welcome exceptionally bright and talented students from around the world to […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled April 19

Filed in News and announcements by on April 19, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, April 19. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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Winter break 2018/19 faculty-led study abroad program info sessions

Filed in News and announcements by on April 10, 2018

Do something extraordinary this winter break and study abroad! Come to an information session to learn more about these great opportunities: COSTA RICA: Spanish Language and Costa Rican Culture 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, in N52 Memorial Union   INDIA: Health Science Internship in India 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in N52 Memorial Union   […]

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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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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled April 4

Filed in News and announcements by on April 2, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Wednesday, April 4. Regular walk-in advising hours will resume Thursday, April 5. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled March 8

Filed in News and announcements by on March 5, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, March 8. Regular walk-in advising hours will resume Monday, March 12. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center introduces new fees for Optional Practical Training processing

Filed in News and announcements by on January 26, 2018

The International Center is implementing new fees to enhance services for and help offset the federal compliance costs associated with students applying for Optional Practical Training benefits. The new fees will be effective immediately, following the criteria listed below. OPT is an important and valuable training opportunity for F-1 international students, with more than 400 […]

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Miguel Ayllon appointed interim director of study abroad

Filed in News and announcements by on January 17, 2018
Miguel Ayllon appointed interim director of study abroad

Effective Jan. 8, 2018, Miguel Ayllon began service as interim director of study abroad for the International Center. He formerly served as the director of international engineering and STEM programs, a position shared by the MU College of Engineering and International Center. Offering affordable global experiential learning opportunities for MU students will be a priority. […]

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