Check-in for all new international students and semester verification for all continuing students in F-1 status
Boston University is required to notify the Department of Homeland Security about the arrival
and registration of all students in F-1 status and J-1
exchange visitor classification. Please do not hesitate to contact
the staff at the ISSO with any questions concerning your immigration
status or your arrival to Boston University
The deadline to complete
check-in for new students and semester verification for continuing international students
in F-1 immigration status is September 15, 2014.
New International Student Initial Check-In Procedures
international students must reserve a time to check-in at the ISSO. This includes all students beginning a new program as well as students returning from a leave of absence. Be sure to reserve a time as soon as possible to get your preferred check in time.
Continuing F-1 Student "Semester Verification" Procedures
international students in F-1 status must complete the "semester
verification" process prior to the deadline to "add"
classes each academic semester. Please report to one of the administrators
at the links below and request "semester
verification." Please also be reminded that F-1 students
are required to maintain full-time registration status each semester.
If your college/school
is not listed, please semester verify
at the ISSO located at
Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor.