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June 15, 2022

International student guidance for fall 2022

This information is provided to help guide new and continuing students, sponsors and exchange partners as you make plans for the fall 2022 term at MU.

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Nov. 5, 2021

International student guidance for spring 2022

This information is provided to help guide new and continuing students, sponsors and exchange partners as you make plans for the spring 2022 term at MU.

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May 1, 2021

Message to international students and scholars from India

On April 30, 2021, the White House announced certain travelers who were physically present in India during the 14-day period preceding their entry to the U.S. would be prohibited from entering the United States.

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April 27, 2021

International student guidance for fall 2021

This information is provided to help guide new and continuing students, sponsors and exchange partners as you make plans for the summer and fall 2021 terms at MU.

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Nov. 16, 2020

International student guidance for spring 2021

Updated Dec. 23, 2020, 9:40 a.m. The University of Missouri's Show Me Renewal Plan outlines specific guidance on campus operations. MU implemented a hybrid academic model beginning with the fall 2020 term, which allows for face-to-face, blended and fully online courses. Spring 2021 guidance It is imperative that new and continuing international students work with…

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Aug. 7, 2020

Fall 2020 updates for J-1 students and scholars

The U.S. Department of State has notified MU of the following key provisions for students and scholars in J-1 visa status for the fall 2020 semester. New J-1 students and scholars The guidance states that host institutions "should have reinstated partial to full-time classroom participation or be able to meet other formal in-person requirements before…

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July 7, 2020

UPDATE: SEVP clarifies guidance for fall 2020

Updated July 27, 2020, 2 p.m. On Friday, July 24, the Student Exchange Visitor Program provided clarification for the fall 2020 semester. This clarification highlights several issues that are favorable to international students planning to study at MU, which plans for a full in-person return to campus for fall 2020. The Show Me Renewal Plan…

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May 7, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for fall 2020 incoming international students

Updated Aug. 10, 2020, 12:45 p.m. The University of Missouri's Show Me Renewal Plan outlines specific guidance for a full in-person return to campus for the fall 2020 semester. Currently, MU plans to implement a hybrid academic model, which allows for face-to-face, blended and fully online courses. The plan is a living document and will…

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April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for admitted international graduate students for fall 2020

Updated June 29, 2020, 7:15 p.m. MU will continue to accept and admit international graduate students for the fall 2020 semester. The visa certificate (I-20/DS-2019) will be issued with a start date of Aug. 17, 2020, which is one week prior to the first day of fall semester classes. We strongly recommend that students admitted…

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April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Remote summer coursework implications for international students

On April 6, Provost Ramchand announced that MU will continue remote instruction for summer 2020. This has different implications for international students based on their academic and admissions status at MU. Current F-1/J-1 international students Most international undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at MU and making normal academic progress are not required to enroll…