Common Searches

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)

Make sure all core and general education requirements are completed

Make your 90 hour appointment to finalize your path to graduation

Meet with faculty in your major to discuss research or independent study options

Explore internship opportunities

Apply to graduate if you have determined your graduating semester.

For Your Career 

Continue working through the Career Development Checklist

Make sure you have a resume uploaded to Handshake and update your profile                 

Attend Employer and Career Events

Attend Career Fairs

Research jobs in your field and companies where you’d like to work

Meet with faculty to obtain letters of recommendation

For Post-degree Education 

Start preparation for standardized tests (GRE, OAT, GMAT, LSAT, etc)

Check the admission process and deadlines for programs of interest

Get feedback from faculty on any papers or projects that may be used as an example of your work 

International Students

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

Consider serving as a leader at International Student Orientation

Attend an OPT workshop to learn about post-graduation work options (F-1 students only)

reviewed and updated June 2021