The pre-arrival section contains all of the information you need to know before you leave your home country, while the post-arrival section contains information you will find helpful once you arrive on campus.



International Student Check-In is a federally mandated process that requires new incoming students & scholars to report to Office of International Students and Scholars Services (OISS) and have their immigration documents reviewed. Check-In should be completed AFTER your arrival to the United States.


Step 1: Complete the applicable online check-in form below and upload the required immigration documents as soon as possible after arrival. 

Step 2: Report to the OISS at the Thea Bowman House at 72 College Rd no later than the second Friday after classes start.   

  • Bring your passport 
  • We kindly ask that you wear a face mask for check-in. 
  • Please do not arrive in large groups due to limited capacity in our office. 
  • Must be registered for classes full time no LATER than the DROP/ADD deadline.
  • If you are a graduate student with a graduate assistantship and need to apply for a Social Security Number, our office will contact you regarding the application procedures. 

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