Carnegie Mellon University

International Student Orientation

Summer 2019

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 click the appropriate link, below. 

International Student Orientation and Check-in will be held on Friday, May 17th and will start at 9am in Breed Hall, Room 103. 

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. 

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

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Completed International Student Data Form (pdf)
  • 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 US)
  • Photocopy of SEVIS fee receipt (optional)

International Student Orientation and Check-in will be held on Friday, May 17th and will start at 9am in Breed Hall, Room 103. 

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. 

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

  • Original I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students)
  • Completed International Student Data Form (pdf)
  • 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 US)
  • Photocopy of SEVIS fee receipt (optional)

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:

Students should check the cover letter they received for more information regarding Exchange Student Orientation. Additional information will be emailed close to the start of the semester.