International Student Orientation

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will hold a new International Student Orientation on Friday, August 7th at 8:00 AM in the Foy Auditorium (Room 258). This orientation is open to international undergraduate and graduate students in F and J visa status. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided at this event.

At orientation you will receive valuable information about maintaining your F and J visa status, health insurance, student organizations, etc.

New Incoming Students (F and J Visa Status)

  • All new incoming F and J students are required to physically check-in with ISSS upon arrival.
  • Students are required to register for a check-in session prior to checking in. Please go to this website: to register for your check-in time. Space is limited for each session so please register as soon as possible. If you have any questions about registering for check-in, please contact Jessica Holley.
  • Students are required to bring their original I-20/DS-2019, passport, visa and acceptance letter to check-in.
  • Students with accompanying dependents in F-2 or J-2 visa status should bring their dependents with them to ISSS to check-in as well.
  • If you will be arriving later than the start date of classes, August 17, 2015, please notify ISSS by sending an email to This email should contain your AU Student ID number, SEVIS ID number and your visa type (F or J).

Last Updated: June 10, 2015