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Graduate Orientation

Spring 2018 - New International Graduate Student Orientation

If you have been admitted as a new matriculated international student, you must:

  1. Complete the Immigration Pre-Arrival Form 
  2. Arrive in San Diego by Thursday January 11, 2018 
  3. Attend the optional Early Immigration Check-In on January 8, Monday - January 11, Thursday from 12-2pm
  4. Attend the required International Orientation on Friday January 12, 2018
  5. Attend the required Immigration Check-in on Tuesday January 16 , 2018 

International Graduate Student Orientation | Friday January 12, 2018

When  & where:

Friday, January 12, 9 am - 3 pm | Storm Hall 11

Click the link above to view the location on SDSU's campus map.

Immigration Check-in | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

When  & where:

Tuesday, January 16, International Student Center (ISC)
Your personal check-in time will be emailed to you before you arrive.

Documents needed:

You will need to bring with you the following documents for Immigration Check-in:

We will be making copies of these documents:

Copies need to be made once you have arrived in the United States to ensure your entry documents have been stamped.

  • Picture page (bio) of your Passport
  • Visa page
  • Arrival stamp: Stamp placed in your passport at the airport; usually on the page across from your visa


If you have any questions about New Student Orientation, please do not hesitate to contact:

Other Activities

  • Bowling - January 12      RSVP HERE
  • San Diego City Tour - January 13
  • San Diego Zoo - January 14
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