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Miami University International Student Orientation

Important Announcements and Reminders

Healthy Together Plan and Attendance Options
All students need to choose their attendance option for Fall 2020 by August 21. Please carefully review the attendance options and frequently asked questions about phased-in semester and Health Together Plan.
ISSS InterLink E-forms 
All new international students need to complete the InterLink e-forms to confirm Fall 2020 study plans and contact information as soon as possible. These forms are located under "Admission and Orientation" after logging in.
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Registering for Classes
Undergraduate students must complete the advising and registration Canvas modules in order to meet with an academic advisor and register for classes. Please complete these modules now if you have not done so already. Graduate students should work with their graduate program and advisor regarding enrolling in courses.
Upcoming Online Orientation Canvas Modules
On August 10, additional modules containing important information for being a Miami student will be released (immigration regulations, academic integrity, health and safety, etc.). Please note that all new international students studying in US will need to complete a comprehensive knowledge check to complete the orientation and be able to register for Spring 2021 courses. 
Staying Connected
Your MiamiOH.edu email is the official channel through which you will receive communications from the offices, faculty, and staff at Miami University. Please make sure you are checking your MiamiOH.edu email address daily to receive important updates and information. 

Information for those planning to Study in the US 

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Before you enter the US, please make sure to complete the InterLink eform "Oxford Only - Arrival Information." After you arrive in the US, but before you arrive to campus, please try to complete the "Document Submission" InterLink eform, in which you will submit the required entry documents (passport, visa, and I-94 entry record). If you need help with completing this form, ISSS staff will assist you when you check in.
If you need to move-in prior to your assigned move-in day, complete the "Exceptional Housing Need - Early Arrival" form.
When you arrive to campus, check-in with ISSS at MacMillan Hall. Please enter through the middle back doors via the Maple Street parking lot. You will receive specific check-in instructions, including quarantine procedures if needed, before your arrival. 

Information for those planning to Study from Outside the US 

The offices and campus support resources covered in previous Orientation newsletters are available to help with your transition to college as a Miami Student. Your International Peer Orientation Leader and ISSS staff will be in touch with you throughout the semester to connect you with these resources and other opportunities to engage with the Miami community and Oxford campus. 

Contact International Student and Scholar Services

Phone: +1-513-529-8600
Email: international@MiamiOH.edu

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