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F-1 International Student Immigration Check-In

*IMPORTANT - Read Carefully*

Immigration Check-ins

All international students are required to attend a check-in session with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) in order to submit immigration documents, failure to do so will jeopardize your F-1 status.

Bring the following documents:

1. Passport

2. Visa

3. I-94 (access here) - bring a printed copy, you will have access to I-94 after you cross the US border.

4. Signed I-20 - be sure to sign and date your original I-20

Spring 2020 Check-in Dates

New F-1 students enrolling for Spring 2020 must attend one of the immigration sessions listed below.

Dates and Start Times:

  • Wednesday, January 15 | 2 PM

  • Thursday, January 16     | 9 AM

  • Tuesday, January 21      | 2 PM

  • Friday, January 24         | 12 PM  (FINAL CHECK-IN)

Each session is 2 hours long and will take place at the Thornton International House Conference Room (1st floor). If you are late you will have to attend a later date. See directions here:

Please remember, students are required to attend a mandatory check-in session. However, if you have extenuating circumstances that prevent you from attending, please contact us immediately so that we can arrange to receive your immigration documents. Email us at