#OISSOnTheIsland Takeover!

#OISSOnTheIsland Takeover!

On Saturday, July 30 160 international and domestic students traveled from East Lansing to Mackinac Island! Students, parents and families got to ride bikes around the island, ate fudge, rode in a horse drawn carriage and so much more. The #OISSOnTheIsland group visited iconic places such as Arch Rock and the Grand Hotel. They enjoyed … Continue reading

Regular Admits: Understand Your IAOP Schedule Builder

Regular Admits: Understand Your IAOP Schedule Builder

This blog is for Fall 2016 new incoming international students to understand their personal IAOP Schedule. Students should print and bring to all required sessions or show on your phone or tablet. Note: This blog is for the regular admitted students. If you are provisional students, go to here: https://oissmsu.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/provisional-admits-understand-your-iaop-schedule-builder/ First, you will want to … Continue reading

Are you not receiving OISS emails?

Are you not receiving OISS emails?

If you aren’t receiving emails from OISS, then they could be going to your Clutter folder! Quite a number of undergraduate students have told us that they are unable to receive emails sent from OISS recently. A lot of times it is because of the “Clutter” feature, in the relatively new Outlook 365 email system … Continue reading

All you need to know about OPT processing delays

All you need to know about OPT processing delays

A number of international students who have submitted applications for Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization have been contacting OISS to express their concern with processing delays. The longest processing time OISS advisor has seen so far is 129 days. This blog will address the background of the processing delay issue and provide suggestions for … Continue reading