Submit your Spring 2021 Study Plan Confirmation now if you have not done so
Submit your Spring 2021 Study Plan Confirmation now if you have not done so
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Friday, January 8, 2021 | Winter Term 2021

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Preparing for Spring 2021
Thanks to the almost 700 international students who have already completed the “Spring 2021 Study Plan Confirmation” form in InterLink
All international students (all campuses, all levels) will need to complete this form before the semester begins on January 25

For more information on required forms and other guidance and considerations about the upcoming semester, please visit the ISSS webpage on Spring 2021

Also, reminder that starting today undergraduates on the Oxford campus will only be able to log in to MyMiami if they have already submitted their Miami University Attendance Option.

If you still have questions about spring semester, register to attend the upcoming ISSS live session: 

Tuesday, January 12 at 10:00am (EST)

Register for ISSS Live: Spring 2021
ISSS staff are also available for general questions via the chatbox on the ISSS homepage from:
  • 3:30 - 4:30 pm (EST) Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • 9:00 - 10:00 am (EST) Tuesdays and Wednesdays
If you have questions specific to your personal situation, please schedule an ISSS advising appointment.
Now through January 17 - Oxford Night Lights
Check out murals from local artists, twinkling lights, and all other seasonal attractions happening in Uptown and throughout Oxford. 
flash mentoring with miami alumni
January 12 to 14 - Flash Mentoring with Miami Alumni 
Career Center staff will connect first-year students and current graduating seniors with Alumni Flash Mentors for a one time, one hour mentoring meeting
Monday, January 18 - Miami campuses and offices will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 
Immigration Tip
Reduced Course Load for May Graduates

If you are expecting to graduate in May 2021, you may be eligible for a Reduced Course Load if you need fewer than 12 credits (for undergraduates) or 9 credits (for graduate students) in order to complete your degree requirements this semester.

Please note that you must submit both the "Spring 2021 Study Plan Confirmation" e-form (found under "Spring 2021") and the "Reduced Course Load - Academic" e-form (found under "F-1 Student Services") via InterLink.

Both forms should be submitted prior to the start of Spring semester.
  • The InternationaList, the weekly newsletter by ISSS, will resume regular publication throughout the semester on Fridays starting January 22. Continue to check your email for other important messages from ISSS and other Miami offices. 

  • Submit a story for Where in the World is Miami.  

  • Are you looking to distribute information about your event, program, group etc. to international students and scholars at Miami? Submit an ISSS communications request.
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