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

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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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