Advising Services

  • Advising-by-Appointment
  • Consultations
  • Requests that do not require a meeting

Advising-by-Appointment

Advising-by-Appointment allows students and scholars to schedule a meeting with their international advisor, either in-person, by phone, or through Zoom. Meetings are 15 minutes long and are available Monday – Friday, beginning at 2:00 pm, with the last appointment each day beginning at 3:40 pm.

To schedule an appointment with your international advisor:

  1. Click on the name of your international advisor below.
  2. Select the date and time.
  3. Complete the short questionnaire and click Schedule Event.
  4. You will receive an email confirmation of the meeting. If you need to cancel or change the meeting, use the link in the email. If you selected to meet through Zoom, you will be sent an email with the link. If you select a phone meeting, you must provide a U.S. phone number in your meeting request and your advisor will call you at the number you provided. If you select an in-person meeting, please come to 103 Norwood Hall.
  5. Meet with your international advisor at the selected date and time.

SHARI HILL - Advises F-1 and J-1 visa students with last names beginning with “A - K”. Email address: sdhill@mst.edu

Shawna Holle - Advises F-1 and J-1 visa students with last names beginning with “L - Z”. Email address: hollesh@mst.edu   

Students and scholars are encouraged to schedule an appointment instead of calling or visiting our office without an appointment. Staff members may not be available to meet with you unless you have a scheduled consultation.  

If you cannot meet with your international advisor during Advising-by-Appointment hours or if your concern requires more than 15 minutes, you may contact your international advisor directly to schedule a consultation, either in-person, by phone, through Zoom. Consultations will be scheduled for 30 minutes in length or longer, based on your specific situation. Consultations may be requested for a future date only and are not available on the same day of the request.

Consultations

Consultations are available if your concern or request will take longer than 15 minutes or if you are not able to meet with your international advisor during Advising-by-Appointment hours. 

Consultations will be scheduled for 30 minutes in length or longer, based on your specific situation and are available in-person, by phone, or through Zoom. Consultations may be requested for a future date only and are not available on the same day of the request. 

Please contact your international advisor directly or call (573) 341-4208 to schedule a consultation.

Contact Your International Student Advisor

Requests that do not require a meeting

Some requests may not require an Advising-by-Appointment meeting or consultation. Your request may be processed by completing the relevant form and submitting it to ia@mst.edu or to the front desk in 103 Norwood Hall.

Forms for the following requests are available online.

  • Authorized Early Withdrawal
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Document Request –
    • Copy of I-20 or DS-2019
    • New I-20 or DS-2019 request if you are beginning a new degree program, changing academic levels, changing major field of study, change in financial support, correction of biographic information, or adding/removing a dependent.
    • Change of address – U.S. address (full-time English study students only) or home country address
  • Extension Request
  • On-Campus Employment Offer Form
  • Reduced Enrollment Request Form
  • Transferring to Missouri S&T / from Missouri S&T
  • Travel Request