Driving workshop and donuts with MUPD this afternoon at MacMillan Hall!
Friday, September 17, 2021 | Fall Semester 2021
U.S. Driving Workshop and Donuts with MUPD Today
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 4-5pm. Also, you will get a chance to meet the police dog (K-9) Leo!
Campus Care (informal meetings with Student Counseling Services)
Tuesdays, 3-4pm (ET)
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Submit your photo or essay to the International Education Week contest! Top photos and essays will win prizes.
Students are invited to nominate themselves or their peers to be a part of the new Diversity, Equity Inclusion Student Advisory Council. This 15-member Council will meet with the Vice President of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion regularly and will be critical in providing insight on DEI issues based on the experiences, concerns, and goals of students. We would like an international student voice on this council!