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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

All new 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

All continuing 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      
888 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor
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Abbr. College/School/Program

CAS/GRS

College of Arts and Sciences/Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

COM

College of Communication

ENG

College of Engineering

CFA

College of Fine Arts

CGS College of General Studies

SDM

Goldman School of Dental Medicine

MET

Metropolitan College

SAR

Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

SED

School of Education

SHA

School of Hospitality

LAW

School of Law

SMG

School of Management

MED

School of Medicine

SPH

School of Public Health

SSW

School of Social Work

STH

School of Theology

 


 

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Boston University
August 15, 2014

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office