Driving workshop and donuts with MUPD this afternoon at MacMillan Hall!
Driving workshop and donuts with MUPD this afternoon at MacMillan Hall!
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Friday, September 17, 2021 | Fall Semester 2021

 U.S. Driving Workshop and Donuts with MUPD Today
hands on wheel
New to driving in the U.S., or interested in getting a U.S. driver's license?
Join the Miami University Police Department at 3:00pm today in MacMillan Hall 212 for information about applying for an Ohio driver's license and driving safety tips. Please register in advance for this workshop (see link below).
All students are welcome to chat with MUPD police officers and enjoy some delicious donuts outside the International Student Center (MacMillan 017) from 4-5pmAlso, you will get a chance to meet the police dog (K-9) Leo!
Register for U.S. Driving Workshop on Sept. 17 at 3pm
Recurring Events in the International Student Center (MacMillan Hall, 017)
  • Mondays and Tuesdays, 9-11am (ET)
  • Wednesdays and Thurdays, 2-4 pm (ET) 
  • Mondays, 4-5pm (ET)
Campus Care (informal meetings with Student Counseling Services)
  • Tuesdays, 3-4pm (ET)
Global Career Development Drop-ins
Anastasia Mihailov-Flannery
We are excited to announce a new recurring drop-in event beginning September 20:

Anastasia Mihailov-Flannery from the Center for Career Exploration and Success will offer Handshake guidance, resumé/cover letter critique, interview prep, job/internship search, and global career opportunities/exploration.

  • Mondays, 12-2pm (ET)
  • Thursdays, 2-4pm (ET)
UniDiversity Festival. Sept. 17, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. Oxford Uptown Parks. National HIspanic Latino American Heritage Month. A community celebration and interncultural encounters.
September 21 and 22 Career and Internship Fairs
Read more information about these events on the Center for Career Exploration and Success webpage linked above. 
4:00pm to 5:00pm on Friday, September 24 Education Abroad at the ISC
Get ready for the Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 27 and meet the Education Abroad team at the ISC for some global refreshements outside next to the MacMillan Hall parking lot. 
Get Involved on Saturday, September 25! 
students volunteering at the farm
9:00am to 11:00am  •  Volunteer Trip to the Institute for Food Farm 
Don't miss this opportunity to cultivate the land, plant seeds, and harvest crops at the Institute for Food Farm. The air is fresh and crisp, and rows of vivid green crops stand tall, bristling as breezes roll through. The Institute for Food Farm strives to be a model of sustainable food production, community engagement, and experiential learning.

students at the bowling alley
3:00pm to 5:00pm •  Global Friendship Bowling Trip 
Have fun bowling at Oxford Lanes with fellow Miamians from all over the world! 
Cost for bowling trip: $8/person (includes: transportation, shoe rental, and bowling fee)
Immigration Tip
Follow Online Enrollment Requirements!
finger with a red ribbon reminder
For international students, full-time enrollment is considered to be at least: 
  • 12 credits for undergraduate students
  • 9 credits for graduate students
Additionally, students who started or resumed active F-1 or J-1 status after March 9, 2020 are required to enroll in at least one or more in-person courses in Fall 2021 in order to maintain legal status. Students are encouraged to check with ISSS advising if they have any questions or concerns about this requirement.
Students who held and have maintained active F-1 or J-1 status since March 9, 2020 are eligible to enroll in a fully online schedule for Fall 2021 and maintain legal status.
person with tax forms spreadout on floor
Get a jump on understanding and preparing your taxes as an international student. Watch a Sprintax webinar that provides an overview of tax issues for nonresident students and scholars and includes guidance on income for nonresidents and understanding the implications of not filing or misfiling taxes. Please note that you will need to provide your name and email address to the Sprintax company in order to view this information session on taxes for nonresident students and scholars.
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