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Check-in Upon Arrival

Upon arrival to the U.S., you must immediately complete the Check-In process at the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), located on NSU Main Campus in the Horvitz Administration Building, second floor.

The check-In process is a requirement for you to maintain the international student status. Failure to Check-In will result in the automatic termination of your I-20 and student status.

 Important things to keep in mind:

  • Check-ins may be done three times a day from Monday to Thursday:

    • 10:00 a.m.

    • Noon (12:00 p.m.)

    • 3:00 p.m.

    Please make sure you come in at one of those times, there will be no exceptions.

  • You must bring with you the following items:
    • I-20
    • Passport containing your F-1 visa stamp
      (Canadian and Bermudian students are visa exempt)
    • Local mailing address and phone number
    • Certificate of Completion of Virtual Pre-Arrival Orientation
    • I-94—Retrieve and print from

Are you a student at one of our Regional Campuses?

 If you attend one of NSU's Regional Campuses in Florida or Puerto Rico, please contact the Center's Director or Assistant Director for Check-In instructions.

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