International Student, Scholar & Faculty Services
Spring 2019 New International Student Orientation
January 10, 2019
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Registration is not yet open for the Spring 2019 New International Student Orientaton. Please check back for an update.
Orientation is mandatory for F-1 and J-1 students enrolling at UT Tyler for the first time, including transfer students. HEC students are not required to attend orientation, but will be required to complete an online orientation course on Canvas the link to which will be sent via email as the Spring semester approaches.
To ensure you receive all International Student Orientation-related emails after you have been admitted:
- Whitelist (i.e., add to your personal email client's "safe senders" list): firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com.
- Check your junk folder(s) periodically for any updates your email provider might have mistakenly filtered into your spam or junk folder.
Use the checklist to the right to aid in your pre-departure preparations. Be sure to review UT Tyler's rules on tuberculosis screening and complete all necessary steps to have your TB hold, if applicable, removed before your arrival in Tyler.
All new UT Tyler international students must check in with their original immigration documents at the OIP front desk immediately following Orientation on Jan. 10, 2019.
Bring the following original documents and information to check-in:
- New U.S. address and phone number
- Original passport*
- F-1 visa
- Signed "Initial Attendance" or "Transfer-Pending" UT Tyler I-20
*If your most recent I-94 is connected or attached to a previous 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: