Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 updates and information specific to international students is available on this website

You can visit the Visiting Scholar website.

You will need to discuss with your hosting faculty member any changes to your program.

Changes to your program or request to extend your program end date should be emailed to Sarah White at whitese@mst.edu.

You can visit the travel website for current information.

You will need to have your I-20 signed for travel. Please complete the Travel Request Form and drop off at 103 Norwood Hall or email to ia@mst.edu.

You can pick up your I-20 with travel authorization signature from 103 Norwood Hall or it can be mailed to you. Please contact ia@mst.edu to coordinate shipping.  

The travel authorization signature on your I-20 is valid for 12 months.

Visit the OPT webpage.  If you are eligible for OPT and wish to apply, you first must complete the online workshop and quiz through Canvas. To request access to this workshop, please email ia@mst.edu.

If you have additional questions about OPT, you can contact your International Student Advisor or call (573) 341-4208.  

 

Visit the CPT webpage.  If you are eligible for CPT and wish to apply, you first must complete the online workshop and quiz through Canvas. To request access to this workshop, please email ia@mst.edu.

If you have additional questions about CPT, you can contact your International Student Advisor or call (573) 341-4208.

 

Visit the Academic Training webpage.

If you are eligible for AT, please contact your International Student Advisor for additional information or call (573)341-4208.

You will need to complete the I-20/DS-2019 Extension Request Form. You can submit the form to 103 Norwood Hall or email it to ia@mst.edu.

You can contact Sponsored Student Services at iasss@mst.edu or (573)341-6015.

The hiring department will need to complete the On-Campus Employment Offer Form. You can submit the form to 103 Norwood Hall or email it to ia@mst.edu.

You can contact the International Student Advisor for Insurance Services at iainsurse@mst.edu or call (573) 341-6875.  

You can also contact Aetna Health Services at (877) 375-6875 or find additional information at www.aetnastudenthealth.com

F-1 and J-1 student visa holders are required to purchase insurance through the University of Missouri /Missouri S&T as part of the enrollment and registration process each term. More information about health insurance is available at this website.

Details about issuing immigration documents for new students are available on this website.  

You can submit your application to the Applied Langue Institute here.

More information about our ALI is available on the website. You can also email mstali@mst.edu or call (573) 341-6351 with questions.

There is a required visitor process for your spouse, children, and any other family member you will be bringing to Rolla. For more information regarding the visitor process go to this website.

Your dependents will need to be issued immigration documents. In order for these documents to be issued, you must show additional funds of $4,000 per dependent. You will also need to provide a copy of the biographical page of each dependent’s passport.  

This information can be emailed to ia@mst.edu and you can call (573)341-4208 with questions.