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International Student Check-In

 - time/details may vary.
05/13/2013 9:00 AM - 05/13/2013 11:00 AM
Dragas Hall - 2006
All new international students coming to ODU for the first time and international students returning to start a new academic program must check in with ISSS. An "international student" is an individual from another country who does not have a green card or a U.S. passport.

Check-in takes anywhere from 20 minutes to two hours, depending on the number of students who need to be processed. Please plan accordingly.

Required Documents/Information for Check-In for DEGREE-SEEKING Students
NOTE: If you do not have the items listed below, please wait until the next check-in day when you can bring them. If you are on a status that does not have one of the items below (e.g. H-4 visa holders don't have an I-20 or an I-901 receipt), please just bring all documents listed below that you have.

  1. your current U.S. address (even if temporary)
  2. your passport
  3. your I-94 card
  4. your I-901 SEVIS fee receipt (F-1 and J-1 visa holders only)
  5. all visa documentation (I-20, DS-2019 or proof of visa status change)
  6. for new graduate assistants: your offer letter with all of the required information
  7. any original documents that should be submitted to International Admissions (e.g. transcripts, diplomas or test scores; for clarification, please contact International Admissions directly