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Arrival information

Exchange student
orientation schedule

Exchange student orientation schedule

Arrival assistance

The International Center can provide arrival assistance for exchange students who fly into Columbia Regional Airport, take an airport shuttle from St. Louis or Kansas City to Columbia or are already staying in Columbia. To request assistance, you must complete the arrival information form by the deadline in your myStudyAbroad account.

International Student Welcome

International Student Welcome is MU's mandatory orientation for new international students. In addition to attending sessions for all international students, you will also attend specific events for exchange students. You should plan to arrive in Columbia to attend these events.

  • International Student Welcome: This comprehensive orientation program covers campus and community resources and information about student life and living in Columbia.
  • Check-in: You must attend a check-in session upon arrival at MU. Your exchange student adviser will provide instructions for which session you should attend.
  • Exchange student orientation: This session will focus on information specific to exchange students.