Arrival Program Information

All international students on F-1 or J-1 status must report to the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Office to complete the immigration document check-in.  Bring your passport and your current and any previous I-20 documents to Clark Hall, room 543 upon your arrival to the University.  Failure to complete this process may put you in violation of your legal F-1 student status.  
Documents required:
Information on the Fall 2015 Orientation will be updated soon. Please check your MySJSU account for more information.


We recommend that all new students review the following topics before orientation

Whether you have a major or you are undeclared or unsure, you should meet with an academic/department advisor.

Registration & Holds

How to register, schedule and deadlines, and what you need to know about holds.

Tips for Settling In

Getting a student ID card, banking info, and how to obtain a driver’s license and/or an ID card.

Medical Insurance

International students are required to maintain adequate health insurance throughout the duration of their studies at the University. Health plans must be approved by the International Student and Scholar Services. The University offers comprehensive low cost insurance through Anthem Blue Cross.