Why Do I Need Advising?
Who Is My Advisor?
Contact UMSL Advising
What Should I Do to Get the Most Out of My Meeting?
When Do I Meet With My Advisor?
Year to Year Checklists
2016-2017 Drop Policy
Appears in Left Nav and Breadcrumb
For Your UMSL Experience
Continue meeting with your advisor at least once per semester
Check your UMSL email account daily
Keep tabs on your degree progress (MyDegree)
Meet with your advisor for a graduation check
Apply for Graduation once you determine your graduating semester
Complete Exit Interviews and Major field exams
Attend the Graduation Fair to register for the commencement ceremony and purchase your cap and gown
For Your Career
Update your resume and profile in TritonCareers
Visit the Career Services page for activities related to job searching
Develop your job search planCareer Fairs
For Post-Degree Education
Assemble documents such as letters of recommendations, portfolios, and writing samples
Complete applications by the deadlines
If you change your major or program, contact ISS to update your I-20
Report any change of address within 10 days (through MyView)
Consult an international student advisor before accepting an internship or job off-campus
Maintain full time enrollment unless you have received prior approval from ISS
Attend an OPT workshop to learn about post-graduation work options (F-1 students only)
Request an extension of your I-20 before the end date if you need more time to complete the program