May 2013 ISS Newsletter
International Student Newsletter
05/03/2013 ISS Newsletter
International Programs NewsFall Culture SeriesVolunteer OpportunitiesFree Test PracticeSummer Course
International Programs News
Advisor On Call Hours - Extended next week!
See an International Student Advisor during walk-in hours May 6th - 10th.
11 am - 2pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 12 pm - 2pm on Thursday
I-20 Signature Reminder
Please remember to have your I-20 signed by an International Student Advisor!
F-1 and J-1 I-20 signatures are valid for 12 months.
M-1 students must have their I-20 signed every 6 months (**M1s with pending extensions may not travel internationally)
A reminder to F-1 students- if your program end date is during or between May 2013 and August 2013, please see an advisor for a program extension. Please bring the completed Extension Form in with appropriate, official financial documentation to Advisor On Call hours. (J-1 students please speak with an advisor prior to requesting an extension.)
You should have all received an e-mail from the Housing office regarding housing arrangements for late departure, summer housing and short-term housing. The residence halls close for spring semester at 7:00 pm, Friday, May 10, 2013. Please be sure to sign up for late departure following instructions on Campus Connection if you need to stay for a couple of more days. If you require summer housing, please sign up.
Fall 2013 Culture Series
The Thursday Night Cultural Series features a taste of culture and food of the countries featured. If you are interested in participating and having your culture featured during Fall 2013, please contact Rachel Walker.
Volunteers for Cultural Presentations at Holy Family-St. Mary School
THE STUDENTS AT HOLY FAMILY-ST. MARY'S WOULD LOVE TO HAVE REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY COUNTRY VISIT OUR SCHOOL DURING THE SCHOOL WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT. PLEASE CALL TRISH MOHR @ 701-740-3319 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO A PRESENTATION ON YOUR HOMELAND. THANKS!
Summer Orientation Leader
The Student Success Center is seeking applicants for orientation leader (student assistant) positions for this summer's orientation program Apply now!
Tri-College University NEW Leadership Development Institute...empowering a new generation of women leaders
• June 5 - 9, 2013 hosted at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MN) • Intensive 5-day residential program • Limited to 50 participants • No costs for participation and possible scholarships for childcare and travel • Applicants who are interested in politics, leadership, public service, or community service, and have a desire to develop their own leadership skills are encouraged to apply. For more information: http://www.tri-college.org/new_leadership_institute/
FREE Test Practice
[GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, and PCAT]
Live From Anywhere! Find the perfect date and time at www.kaptest.com/practice OR register through this link- http://bit.ly/UNDPRACTICE2013 Kaplan is holding a FREE Practice Test for the [GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT]. This semester we're making the event more convenient than ever. How about taking your exam from home, the library, a coffee shop, or even an open computer lab on campus? Then take your practice test live and online in our Classroom Anywhere environment, available from anywhere you have internet access.
Each test will last up to 4 hours and will be proctored like an actual exam. Immediately following the exam, you will be able to receive your score report, with full comprehensive feedback on your individual performance. This is a great opportunity for you to see how you might score on the real thing, and also to become familiar with the kinds of questions that will be on the real test. For most Alumni/students, this exam will be a more realistic test-taking experience as you can practice in the format that mirrors most graduate school exams. Next Class Starts:
Next Anywhere GMAT class - 03/03-05/12 Sun/Wed/Sat 1pmET
Summer Class Offering
CJ399: Special topics in Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Students who are interested in Sociology, cultural and historical comparison, International Business, Political Science and legal systems should consider this course! International students taking the class will be encouraged to share and offer feedback of their thoughts regarding the legal system based on their experiences.