Learn how to maintain your F-1 or J-1 visa status as an international undergraduate student.
While studying at Missouri S&T as a graduate student, it is important to maintain your J-1 or F-1 visa student status. Students are only permitted to stay in the United States if they maintain a valid visa.
Students are permitted to work during their time in the United States with proper work authorization. This includes on-campus and off-campus positions, OPT, CPT, and AT.
International students and scholars can apply for a Missouri Drivers License in order to drive while living in the United States.
A social security number is required for students who wish to work during their time in the United States. Students should be in the U.S. for at least 10 days before applying for a social security number. The Rolla Social Security Office requires students and scholars to wait at least 2-days after their registration or program validation before applying for their social security number. They also ask that students and scholars complete the application form and arrive prior to 3pm before their office closes at 4pm.
International students wishing to travel outside of the United States during their academic program must obtain travel authorization from the Office of International Enrollment. For more information on the process and documents needed for your immigration record, click learn more to see this on the Study in the States site.
The University Police Department is the best resource for tips on how you can stay safe during your time at Missouri S&T.
If your home government or another organization from your country is sponsoring you, check out this page to learn about services available to you.
Health insurance is mandatory for all international students in the United States. Students can receive assistance with their health insurance policy by contacting Student Health Insurance Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Missouri S&T celebrates cultural diversity through a variety of cultural exchange programming. Students are encouraged to participate in student organizations, festivals, field trips, and more! Student Involvement assists students on campus and abroad with connecting them to student organizations who are ready to help create a great experience for our new students!
As an International Students, English Proficiency is required for admission. The Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) requires a certain level of proficiency to be met. For more information about this requirement see the Study in the States website by clicking learn more
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." Students will be required to complete Title IX training at the start of their degree program with Missouri S&T.
For more information about arrival to campus, orientations, and Advising and Registration, please see the New Student Programs webiste.
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Feel free to contact the Office of International Enrollment with any questions. You can schedule an appointment with one of our staff members or send an email to email@example.com.
Hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies, this virtual orientation includes valuable information for all new graduate students at Missouri S&T. Topics include:
Preview, Registration, and Orientation (PRO) is for freshmen new to S&T in the fall semester. Here you will:
Transfer Advising Day is for new undergraduate transfer students to get their first semester at S&T off to a great start. Here you will:
The Cashier's Office assists international students with financial services related to their academic programming including payment of tuition and fees, distribution of scholarships or financial aid, and tax related inquiries.
The Office of the Registrar assists international students with academic related inquiries. These responsibilities include course enrollment, distribution of diplomas, and the management of academic calendars.