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Graduate Orientation

Fall 2017 - 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 August 20, 2017 
  3. Early Immigration Check-In on Tuesday August 15- Friday August 18 from 12-2pm
  4. Attend the required Immigration Check-in on Wednesday, August 23 , 2017 
  5. Attend the required International Orientation on Friday August 25, 2017 

Immigration Check-in | August 23, 2017

When  & where:

Wednesday, August 23, 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

International Graduate Student Orientation | August 25, 2017

When  & where:

Friday, August 25, 9 am - 3 pm | Storm Hall 12

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

  • You do not need to register for International Orientation.


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

Other Activities

  • Bowling - August 24. 3:30pm - 6pm             RSVP HERE
  • San Diego City Tour - August 26
  • San Diego Zoo - August 27
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