New Student Check-In Instructions  

 

All new international students are required to check in with the International Services and Programs (ISP) office by the latest reporting date (indicated in your I-20, item #5). Please review this page for check-in information.

Arrive at the Valencia Campus and check-in with the ISP office in the Student Support Center within 16 days of arriving in the country or by the latest reporting date (indicated in your I-20, item #5).

 

Check-In: First-Time Freshmen (Outside the U.S.)

 

First-time freshmen (outside the U.S.) are expected to bring the following documents:

  1. I-20
  2. I-94 Arrival/Departure Document
    • Either print out a copy or ask for assistance at the ISP office.
  3. Passport(s)
  4. Visa
    • Stamped inside your passport
  5. Address and Phone Number in the U.S.
    • If you bought coverage in your home country, the coverage must be for the entire duration of the semester. You are welcome to purchase any health insurance on your own or you are welcome to purchase the health insurance most of our students have through a U.S. insurance agency.

 

Other steps you will take at check-in include:

  1. Submit an application form to the Admissions Office (the form will be provided to you by ISP), where you will receive your student ID number.
  2. Take the assessment tests in Math and English or ESL - please visit the Assessment Center website for more information.
  3. Schedule an academic counseling session with an ISP counselor.
  4. Have a registration date assigned to you (preferably after the date of your academic counseling appointment) or finish registration.

 

Once you register for classes, you will have to pay the tuition and fees immediately. (Visit the Class Schedule page for more detailed information on the schedule of classes and the per-unit cost for each class.)

 

Check-In: Transfer Students (Inside the U.S.)

 

Transfer students (inside the U.S.) are expected to bring the following documents:

  1. I-20
  2. I-94 Arrival/Departure Document
    • Either print out a copy or ask for assistance at the ISP office.
  3. Passport(s)
  4. Visa
    • Stamped inside your passport
  5. Address and Phone Number in the U.S.
    • If you bought coverage in your home country, the coverage must be for the entire duration of the semester. You are welcome to purchase any health insurance on your own or you are welcome to purchase the health insurance most of our students have through a U.S. insurance agency.

 

Other steps you will take at check-in include:

  1. Submit an application form to the Admissions Office (the form will be provided to you by ISP), where you will receive your student ID number.
  2. Take the assessment tests in Math and English or ESL - please visit the Assessment Center website for more information.
  3. Schedule an academic counseling session with an ISP counselor.
  4. Have a registration date assigned to you (preferably after the date of your academic counseling appointment) or finish registration.
 
Once you register for classes, you will have to pay the tuition and fees immediately. (Visit the Class Schedule page for more detailed information on the schedule of classes and the per-unit cost for each class.)
 
 
Check-In: Change-of-Status Students (Inside the U.S.)
 
 
Change-of-status students (inside the U.S.) are expected to bring the following documents:
  1. Stamped I-20
  2. I-797 Approval Notice
    • If you bought coverage in your home country, the coverage must be for the entire duration of the semester. You are welcome to purchase any health insurance on your own or you are welcome to purchase the health insurance most of our students have through a U.S. insurance agency.

 

Other steps you will take at check-in include:
  1. Submit an application form to the Admissions Office (the form will be provided to you by ISP), where you will receive your student ID number.
  2. Take the assessment tests in Math and English or ESL - please visit the Assessment Center website for more information.
  3. Schedule an academic counseling session with an ISP counselor.
  4. Have a registration date assigned to you (preferably after the date of your academic counseling appointment) or finish registration.
 
Once you register for classes, you will have to pay the tuition and fees immediately. (Visit the Class Schedule page for more detailed information on the schedule of classes and the per-unit cost for each class.)