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Welcome New International Students!

Published: Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

New Spartans: Welcome to MSU! From all of us at OISS, we're so excited that you're here.

As you pack your bags, check your flight time, and prepare to call East Lansing home for the next four years, make sure you have completed all of your pre-depature assignments. Follow the list below to ensure you have a smooth arrival!

- Check your MSU email before your arrival. University offices, including ours, use email as the primary form of communication, so any important information will be sent there. Checking this regularily will ensure that you never miss crucial info.

- Make sure that you have compled everything in Your Account: This is where you access the links to select your IAOP schedule, choose housing, and complete Spartan Preview, in addition to other pre-arrival tasks. 

- Follow us on social media! We post every day about upcoming events, important resources, and new immigration announcements. We're @OISSMSU on WeChat, Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.

- Get answers to any last minute questions. Our office is open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm and our phone number is (517) 353-1720. You call anytime and speak with one of our advisors, or visit our office in the International Center (room 105) during walk-in hours from 1-3pm on Monday to Friday each week.