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Office closed 10:15–11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4

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Published Aug. 3, 2020

The International Center, which houses International Programs, International Student and Scholar Services and Study Abroad, will be closed 10:15–11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4. Anyone needing to access services from the center during that time is encouraged to email their Study Abroad or ISSS adviser.

Closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day

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Published June 30, 2020

International Programs, along with the rest of the University of Missouri campus, will be closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day. No advising appointments or other services will be available. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international student or scholar, call the MU Police Department at +1 573-882-7201, and…

Closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day

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Published May 22, 2020

International Programs, along with the rest of the University of Missouri campus, will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day. No advising appointments or other services will be available. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international student or scholar, call the MU Police Department at +1 573-882-7201, and…

2020 MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award recipients announced

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Published May 11, 2020

International Programs is pleased to announce that the inaugural recipients of the MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award are Dr. Tojan Rahhal, College of Engineering, and Dr. Robert Sites, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Open to faculty in all academic disciplines, this award recognizes the exceptional and meaningful work carried out by faculty…

Office to open late Wednesday, April 29

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Published April 27, 2020

The International Center, which houses International Programs, International Student and Scholar Services and Study Abroad, will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, so the office can be disinfected. Memorial Union remains closed to the public under reduced operations due to COVID-19. Anyone needing to access services from the center is encouraged…

COVID-19: Guidance for students planning study abroad and university-related international travel

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Published April 2, 2020

Updated Sept. 29, 2020, 2:30 p.m. The health, safety and security of MU students is our top priority. All decisions regarding study abroad and university-related international travel are made with that at the forefront. We remain optimistic, but realistic, about what needs to happen for international travel to resume. At this time, MU prohibits all…

Deadline extended: MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award

Published March 31, 2020

MU International Programs still seeks outstanding faculty nominations for the inaugural Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award. The nomination deadline has been extended to Friday, April 10, 2020. This award recognizes the exceptional and meaningful work carried out by faculty in global teaching, student learning and curriculum design for MU faculty-led study abroad programs. This award…

COVID-19: MU cancels study abroad programs and university-related student international travel for summer 2020

Published March 19, 2020

Updated July 30, 2020, 7 p.m. MU International Programs, along with the rest of the university, has been continually monitoring COVID-19. The U.S. Department of State has issued a global level 4 health advisory and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a global level 3 travel warning. In light on the…

Advising moves to online sessions

Published March 18, 2020

Due to University of Missouri guidance encouraging campus employees to work remotely, all advising for international students and scholars and study abroad is now being offered as online sessions. International students can schedule an online advising appointment through MU Connect. International scholars should contact their adviser to schedule an online/phone appointment. Study abroad students can…

COVID-19: MU canceling all study abroad programs for spring 2020

Published March 11, 2020

This evening, President Trump announced that the U.S. is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning at midnight Friday, March 13, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. According to his statement, ‚ÄúThese restrictions will be adjusted subject to conditions on the ground. There will be exemptions for…