February 10 is the deadline to apply to be an iPOL for Fall 2020!
February 10 is the deadline to apply to be an iPOL for Fall 2020!
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Friday, January 31 | Spring Semester 2020

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ISSS is looking for students who want to make a positive impact on campus! International Peer Orientation Leaders (iPOLs) will help guide new international students through the orientation program taking place August 13-20, 2020.
Not only do iPOLS receive compensation for their work, they also gain leadership skills, build friendships with students from all over the world, and create a more welcoming campus. 
Apply to be an iPOL by Feb. 10
Programs and Events

January 31 - February 8

Know a student who embodies Miami's Code of Love and Honor? Nominate them for the Love & Honor Story Project before February 3.
Need a gift for your sweetheart? Kenwood will be hosting a Valentine's Market near Macy's the weekend of our bus trip!


Monday, February 10: Deadline to apply to be an iPOL
Wednesday, February 12: Career and Internship Fair
Bus trips
In response to your feedback, ISSS is planning to offer more bus trips this semster. 
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February 8, Saturday, 10 am - 4pm: Kenwood Town Centre Shopping Mall
Register for this $10 trip to Kenwood
February 22, Saturday, 10 am - 2:30 pm:  Jungle Jim's International Market
Register for this $10 trip to Jungle Jim's
 March 7, Saturday, 11 am - 2:30 pm: Hueston Woods for the Maple Festival 
Register for this $5 trip to Hueston Woods
We want to add even more bus trips, so let us know what you want!
For those interested in attending an NBA game this Spring, which game would be best?  (Please note Indianapolis is a 2-hour bus ride and the expected cost of tickets would be around $45.)
Also during the week of Spring Break, March 21 -28, Wilks Institute for Leadership and Service is offering serveral Alternative Spring Break Trips:
  • Education Inequality in St. Louis, MO
  • Poverty and Food Insecurity in Chicago, IL
  • Environmental Justice near Chattanooga, TN
Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Trip
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Online Enrollment

Due to government rules, only one on-line or distance education course (no more than 3 credits) may be counted toward full-time enrollment.  
  • At least 9 of 12 credits (minimum) of coursework must be taken in person for undergraduate students
  • At least 6 of 9 credits (minimum) of coursework must be taken in person for graduate students 
If you are taking an online course, please be sure your registration meets requirements. If you are not sure, please ask an ISSS advisor and we will help you.

Review more information about Online and Hybrid Enrollment.

Ask and Advisor

Question: What do I need to do if I recently moved or got a new phone number? 

Ask an Advisor: Reporting Changes to Personal Info
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