Morgyn Miller ‘18

Major: NSFIA
Hometown:Barberton, Ohio

Mount Union professors really make an effort to get to know their students and build relationships with them.

International Student Checklist

This checklist is for new international students who are starting classes in August 2018. 


I’VE BEEN ADMITTED! NOW WHAT?

  Pay Your Deposit button

  Join the official University of Mount Union Class of 2022 Facebook group!

  Send Final Transcripts, AP Scores, CCP, or Dual-Credit Transcripts

  • Please mail all final transcripts, AP scores, CCP, or dual-credit transcripts to:
    • Office of Admission
      1972 Clark Ave. 
      Alliance, OH 44601

  Pay the SEVIS Fee and schedule your appointment

Don’t forget to print your receipt! You will take this with you the day of your visa appointment along with other supporting documents!


I’VE GOT MY VISA! NOW WHAT?

Sign up for airport transportation - Plan to arrive to campus on August 11 or 12, 2018

Register for International Orientation and Preview

  • International Orientation is a required program specifically designed for international students.

Log into your Online Pre-Arrival Module

  • A monthly newsletter called “New Raider News” will be sent to your @mountunion.edu email account,starting in May. Within these newsletters, you will be directed to the International Student Online Pre-Arrival Module. The module will lead you through information that will help you prepare for your transition to UMU. Topics cover Important Dates, Legal Basics, The American Classroom, Getting to Campus and more. You will access the online module through Brightspace, also known as D2L.
Complete Your Housing Forms
Choose Your Meal Plan
  • First year students choose from two meal plans. Select your preferred meal plan in MyHousing when you complete your housing forms.

Complete your Office of Business Affairs Online Documents

  • Tuition Payment Agreement-The Tuition Payment Agreement is the financial agreement and legal obligation between the student and the University. The agreement needs to be signed by every student and returned to the Office of Business Affairs by July 31.

  • FERPA (Business Office Release Only)- Under U.S. Federal Law, the student must provide names of personsauthorized to discuss the students billing account with the Office of Business Affairs.

  • Financial Clearance 
    Students must be financially cleared by the Business Office to move into campus housing and start classes. Financial Clearance means you either paid your outstanding balance or made appropriate arrangements to pay the semester charges by the payment due date.

How to Pay your Bill

  • Your billing statement will be sent by the Office of Business Affairs in early July, and payment is due by July 31. There are multiple payment options available, and you must choose one of the three options before July 31. You can also contact the Office of Business Affairs at (330) 823-6557 or businessoffice@mountunion.edu if you have any questions.


BEFORE YOU LEAVE YOUR HOME COUNTRY!

Complete Your Health Center Form 

View the Student Insurance Coverage details

 

I’ve arrived on campus! Now what?

 
 Get your Textbooks
  • Once you have a finalized fall schedule, visit the University Store website to order your fall semester textbooks. Click the “Textbooks: Buy or Rent” link to begin the price comparison for the books you need. For any questions, contact the University Store via email or call (330) 823-2085.

Register for your Parking Pass

  • Learn more about parking at Mount Union.
  • Don’t forget to put the Campus Safety and Security number (330) 428-1344 in your phone.
Move into your Campus Housing!
  • New International students are permitted to move into campus housing upon their arrival on August 11-12.
Attend International Student Orientation
  • On August 13-15, international students will learn about life in the U.S. and get acquainted with campus. Orientation sessions will include immigration regulations, living on or near campus, and adjusting to U.S. classroom culture. All new international students are required to attend and participate in this orientation. Students will finalize their fall semester classes with an advisor during Preview on August 16. Fall Orientation will take place from August 17-19 and is required for all new students to help them prepare for a successful Mount Union experience!


Additional Resources 

The Office of Student Accessibility Services supports Mount Union's  commitment to diversity by providing educational opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities through accessible programs, services, and a campus environment in compliance with local, state, and federal disability rights legislation.

  The Office of Academic Support is focused on assisting each individual student with a unique plan for their academic development.

 The Office of First Year Initiatives focuses on the transition within the first year through intentional programming and services, as well as, meaningful relationship building. First Year Initiatives encourages academic excellence through co-curricular learning, fosters the development of the whole student, and provides a supportive community to learn and grow.

 The Office of Residence Life is located in the Student Affairs Area of the Hoover-Price Campus Center. This office is responsible for assigning all residence hall rooms and roommates on campus and overseeing the operational aspect of each of the residence halls and houses on campus.

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