Pre-Arrival and Arrival Checklists

Pre-Arrival Checklist
Before leaving your home country, you have several requirements to complete.

1) Apply for admission to JWU. Your acceptance packet and I-20 will be mailed to you upon acceptance.
2) I-901 SEVIS Fee: A one-time fee initiated by the US federal government.
3) F-1 Student Visa: Required documentation and helpful tips.
4) F-2 Visa: For F-1 applicants with dependents.
5) Travel Deadlines: Use the posted arrival calendars to plan your arrival and submit your travel plans to ISS.
6) Health Records: Make sure that you have completed all required health requirements and submitted proper documentation.
7) Health Insurance: Review the current plan.
8) Tuition & Fees: When, where and how to pay your tuition, room and board, and various fees.
9) Housing options: on campus or off.

Arrival Checklist To help your arrival in the US run smoothly.

1) Arrivals: What your first day in the US will look like.
2) Delayed and late arrivals: Where to go and who to call if you arrive late or after hours.
3) Hotel Stay: Complimentary rooms are only available from Sun to Wed and are subject to availability.

New I-94 Process Starts April 30

Get ready for a new I-94 process for arrivals and departures, rolling out at the end of April. read more

Glossary of Terms

What's the difference between a DS-2019 and an I-20? How does an I-94 card differ from an EAD? We've got answers. read more