STEM OPT Updates announced from DHS and DOS

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03/04/2022 Written By: Ariel Carpenter, OISS Interim Executive Director (she/her) In mid-January, the Department of Homeland Security announced the addition of 21 academic programs to the STEM Designated Degree Program […]

Gain English Language Skills with TeachESL at WashU

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03/04/2022 Written By: Lara Jennings, International Student and Scholar Advisor Teach English as a Second Language (TeachESL) is a WashU student run learning club that pairs undergraduate English speaking tutors […]

Travel Updates Concerning the COVID-19 Pandemic

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12/6/2021 Important information for those planning to travel internationally during Winter Break. Updated Travel Restrictions to the U.S. Due to COVID-19 and the Omicron Variant: The White House and U.S. Department of […]

Winter Break 2021 in St. Louis

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12/3/2021 Written by: Ezinne Arizor, International Student & Scholar Advisor, DSO As global worries about Omicron, the new variant of COVID-19, increase, many international students may be wondering where that […]

ASK AN ADVISOR: Is It Safe To Travel This Winter?

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November 12, 2021 Written By: Gaby Renteria-Poepsel, International Student & Scholar Advisor Question: I am thinking of traveling outside the U.S. this winter, is it safe with the Pandemic? Answer:  […]

Ask An Advisor: Why is ICE calling me?

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10/15/2021 Written By: Lara Jennings, International Student & Scholar Advisor Question: Why did ICE Call me and say my I-94 still needs completed? Answer:  Unfortunately, scammers are always trying to […]

Health and Wellness at WashU

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10/15/2021 Written by: Lara Jennings, International Student & Scholar Advisor Health and Wellness is not a “one-size-fits-all” and looks very different to many people.  Here is a closer look at […]