Friday, August 13, 2-3:30PM PST, VIRTUAL ONLY (changed from previous correspondence over spring/early summer).
New F-1 visa holders must report to the school within 15 days of their arrival to the US. Please email Jody when you arrive with your U.S. address (even if it's not permanent). Jody is at email@example.com. Please also review CIIS Vaccination Policy on www.ciis.edu/covid19 and if you will not meet criteria please contact Jody for advising.
Vaccine Verification: https://www.ciis.edu/covid-19/vaccination-requirements-for-fall-2021/vaccine-verification-process
At the New International Student Orientation will discuss your immigration rights and responsibilities, services offered at CIIS, and take questions that you may have. You can reivew the information at https://my.ciis.edu/ICS/Student_Life/International_Students.jnz?portlet=Handouts_2010-01-22T12-10-42-508
Participation in the International Student Orientation is required. We ask you to prioritize it, however there is a conflict with your CIIS degree program courses or retreat, please let us know.
Please send the following copies to Jody via email before the orientation:
- Visa in your passport and admission stamp (admission stamp only for Canadian citizens)
- I-94 Admission Number
- Proof of Health insurance in English
- Guide to US Health Care document description on MyCIIS provided links to US plans
Please also have your SEVIS I-20 form and passport available.