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)

Meet with your advisor for a graduation check

Apply for Graduation once you determine your graduating semester

Complete Exit Interviews and Major field exams

Visit the Commencement website to register for the commencement ceremony and find information about purchasing your cap and gown

For Your Career

Update your resume and profile in Handshake

Visit the  Career Services page for activities related to job searching

Develop your job search plan

View  Resume and Interview Skills Information

Attend Career Fairs

For Post-Degree Education

Take Standardized Exams ( GRE, GMAT, OAT, LSAT, MCAT) early enough that your scores can be sent in before the application deadline

Assemble documents such as letters of recommendations, portfolios, and writing samples

Complete applications by the deadlines

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)

Request an extension of your I-20 before the end date if you need more time to complete the program


reviewed and updated June 2021