International Student Services

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Welcome to International Student Services
Welcome! Apa khabar! I am delighted to offer my service to the students, faculty and staff of Missouri Western. Having lived in the United States for over two decades, first as an international student and later as an international educator, I am very passionate about international student admissions, enrollment, and ensuring student success at the university. I challenge each international student to experience, explore, and learn from opportunities outside of classroom. Education is what you make of it; It is not a spectator's sport.

The International Student Services is a resource for international students at Missouri Western. We are here to help guide you through your education experience while at the university. Come visit and allow us the opportunity to get to know you. If needed, the office offers services such as:
* New student arrival and orientation
* Coordinate airport pick-up for new students
* Cultural adjustment seminar, discussion, or workshop
* Student programming, and networking opportunities
* International student lecture series
* Verification letters to apply for Social Security Card, and/or Driver's Licence
* Workshop on Optional Practical Training (OPT), and Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

We even have a special section for sponsored students on government scholarships. Of course, the most important part of our job is behind the scenes making sure international students like you maintain immigration legal status while at the university. Also, check this website regularly to stay updated on upcoming international events, student mixers, and fun activities. Friend ISS on FaceBook (MWSU International Student Services) for new and up-to-date events!

Of course, if you have any questions please feel free to contact any of the Program Assistants at 816-271-5981, or email (give us 24 hours to respond.) The office is located on the second floor of Blum Union in room 210. I encourage you to make an appointment, but our door is always open. Again, come visit us!
Ann Rahmat
Director of International Recruitment and Student Services

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