Upon Arrival

Attend our Mandatory International Student Validation Meeting:
Before you begin your educational journey, you must attend our International Student Services Validation Meeting, where you will be introduced to our staff and given helpful tools to maintain your legal status while attending school. Check this website ( for the most current validation meeting dates, time and place. Please note that this is an important meeting that ALL international students who come to our campus MUST attend!

Check-in Online:
If you arrive after the VALIDATION MEETING DATES ( you MUST complete online check in by going to  to have your SEVIS record activated AND then come to the International Student Service so we can scan your documents. You will need your passport, visa and I-94 and either your I-20 form or DS-2019 form to complete your online check-in.

Check-in at International Student Services:
We cannot emphasize enough the importance of this....After completing the online check-in, visit the International Student Services office located in the Lorenzo Snow Administrative Building to have your immigration documents scanned. You will need your passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019/ I-20 to complete check-in at International Student Services.