Carnegie Mellon University

International Student Orientation

Spring 2020

All F and J students/scholars are required to attend a Mandatory Orientation and Immigration Check-In. To find out more about your orientation, please select the appropriate link, below. 

International Student Orientation and Check-in will be held Friday, January 10th, and will start at 9:00 AM in the CUC, McConomy Auditorium (#13 on the map). 

This session is mandatory for non-immigrant international students on Carnegie Mellon’s visa documents (F-1 or J-1 status). You must attend the entire session. International students in other statuses or U.S. citizens who live abroad are welcome, but not required, to attend the session. 

Before attending orientation, students MUST complete the Newly Admitted Student Arrival E-Form in their MyOIE Portal

Students are required to bring the following documents to orientation and immigration check-in:

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Passport with current, valid visa
  • I-94 record --printed or digital (Note: This document can only be accessed after entry to the US)
  • CMU ID Card (optional)

Examples of the immigration documents required to present at orientation can be found here

Students are required to register for orientation in advance. To register, log in to Handshake and register for the event "OIE International Student Orientation and Check-In."

International Student Orientation and Check-in will be held Friday, January 10th and will start at 9:00 am in the CUC, McConomy Auditorium (#13 on the map). To register, log in to Handshake and register for the event "OIE International Student Orientation and Check-In."

This session is mandatory for non-immigrant international students on Carnegie Mellon’s visa documents (F-1 or J-1 status). You must attend the entire session. International students in other statuses or U.S. citizens who live abroad are welcome, but not required, to attend the session. 

Before attending orientation, students must complete the Newly Admitted Student Arrival E-Form in their MyOIE Portal

Students are required to bring the following documents to orientation and immigration check-in:

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Passport with current, valid visa
  • I-94 record --printed or digital (Note: This document can only be accessed after entry to the US)
  • CMU ID (optional)

Examples of the immigration documents required to present at orientation can be found here

Students are required to register for orientation in advance. To register, log in to Handshake and register for the event "OIE International Student Orientation and Check-In."

Students who are returning to CMU after a brief period of absence from their CMU program, must attend an OIE Return From Leave Of Absence (RLOA) International Student Orientation and Check-in session. These sessions are ONLY for students who are returning from a leave of absence.

OIE will contact all the RLOA International Students by emailing their andrew email accounts about the mandatory Return From Leave Of Absence (RLOA) International Student Orientation and Check-in session. This orientation is for non-immigrant international students on Carnegie Mellon’s visa documents (F-1 or J-1 status). You must attend the entire session. 

Before attending the RLOA Orientation, students MUST complete the Newly Admitted Student Arrival E-Form in their MyOIE Portal

Students are required to bring the following documents to orientation and immigration check-in:

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Passport with current, valid visa
  • I-94 record  --printed or digital (Note: This document can only be accessed after entry to the US)
  • CMU ID Card (optional)

Examples of the immigration documents required to present at orientation can be found here

 

International Exchange Student Orientation and Check-in will be held Friday, January 10th, and will start at 9:00 AM in the CUC, McConomy Auditorium (#13 on the map). 

This session is mandatory for all non-immigrant exchange international students on Carnegie Mellon’s visa documents (F-1 or J-1 status). You must attend the entire session

Before attending orientation, students MUST complete the Newly Admitted Student Arrival E-Form in their MyOIE Portal

Students are required to bring the following documents to orientation and immigration check-in:

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Passport with current, valid visa
  • I-94 record (Note: This document can only be printed after entry to the US)
  • CMU ID Card (optional)

Examples of the immigration documents required to present at orientation can be found here

Students are required to register for orientation in advance. To register, log in to Handshake and register for the event "OIE’s Spring International Student Orientation and Check-In Session."

Visiting Scholar Orientation is held on most Thursdays at 1 pm. At orientation, we will review required immigration information (pdf), as well as campus and local resources. Call OIE at 412-268-5231 to reserve your spot and learn location details 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: