UT Tyler

Mandatory New International Student Orientation

Office of International Programs

Fall 2018 New International Student Orientation

August 23, 2018
Time & Location: Provided Upon Student Registration

Register
(Click Button) 

Long before your day of arrival, thoroughly review our medical clearance policy to determine if you will need to provide specific tuberculosis screening and/or meningitis immunization documents in order to attend Orientation. 

Who needs to attend New International Student Orientation?

New International Student Orientation is mandatory for F-1 and J-1 students enrolling at UT Tyler for the first time, including transfer students. It is also required of students changing their visa status to F-1

How do I register for New International Student Orientation?

Click the orange "Register" button at the top. (If you do not see a button, click here instead.)

  • Review the New Student Checklist of important assignments to complete, as you prepare to register for classes.
  • View the Calendar to stay ahead of important dates and deadlines as Orientation day nears.
  • Email issfs@uttyler.edu for questions about Orientation. 

What do I need to bring to Immigration Check-In?

All new UT Tyler international students must check in with their international advisor with their original immigration documents. 

Bring the following documents and information to check-in:

  • Local address and phone number
  • Original passport*
  • Visa
  • Signed I-20
  • I-94 

*If your I-94 is attached to a different passport, bring both your current and I-94-containing passport.

Transfer students who have not yet obtained a UT Tyler I-20 must also bring to Check-In any of the following documents that remain unsubmitted in order to complete the transfer process: 

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