Orientation-Office of International Education - Carnegie Mellon University


Fall 2016 International Graduate Orientation

Carnegie Mellon will welcome over 2,000 new international students this fall.  In order to accommodate the large number of students, we offer a number of orientation sessions.  All F-1 and J-1 students are required to attend immigration check-in.  Seating is limited and registration is required.

Monday, September 12, 2016: 4:00-5:30 - Cohon University Center, 2nd floor, Danforth Conference Room. 

Register for this session on The Bridge: https://cmu.collegiatelink.net/organization/officeofinternationaleducation/events 

Students must bring the following documents to International Graduate Orientation: 

  • Completed International Student Data Form
  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Photocopy of page 1 of the I-20 or DS-2019
  • Photocopy of passport (identification page only)
  • Photocopy of F-1 or J-1 visa in passport
  • Photocopy of passport page with port of entry stamp
  • I-94 record (Note: this document can only be printed after entry to the U.S.)
  • Photocopy of SEVIS fee receipt (optional)

Visiting Scholar Orientation:

Visiting Scholar Orientation is held on most Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Office of International Education (OIE), Warner Hall, third floor. At orientation, we will review required immigration information, as well as campus and local resources.  Call OIE at 412-268-5231 or stop by the front desk to register your attendance for the Scholar Orientation.  All J-1 visitors are required to attend this orientation program.

New visiting scholars should bring the following documents to Scholar Orientation:

Last Updated:  June 17, 2016