The list below is a guide for international students with the necessary steps to ensure a smooth, safe, and timely arrival at Missouri Western State University. A mandatory International Student Orientation session begins on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
Step 1: Apply for F1 or J1 visa. Review and sign your I-20 or DS-2019 form. You are invited to participate in an online workshop that gives an overview of the visa application process. Learn what to expect and review information. Note: if you have not received the I-20 or the acceptance packet, email Tina Washburn in the Office of Admissions at email@example.com.
Step 3: Activate the GoldLink username and password. Refer to Missouri Western’s admission offer letter or email message.
Step 4(a): Arrange flight and travel plan. Transportation service from the airport is normally available to new students on Sunday and Monday, January 5 and 6. Read details and request support service.
Step 4(b): Reserve temporary hotel accommodations as soon as possible. Student is responsible for arranging personal local transportation to/from hotel.
Step 7: Prepare for placement tests prior to expected arrival date.
Step 8: Arrive and participate in our mandatory international student orientation.