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All NEW international students must complete the international student immigration check in process with the Office of International Programs no later than the first week of classes.

Immigration regulations require you provide the Office of International Programs with your current local address, telephone number and photocopies of immigration documentation. Transfer students have only 15 days from the first day of class to submit their documents or they will be considered out of status.

International Student Immigration Check In and Move In 
Remote international student immigration check in is an option for new students who cannot attend the new international student check in on Aug. 20 due COVID-19 or health concerns. You will need to schedule this option in advance by emailing international@ut.edu and include your full name and student ID number.

International Student Orientation Information

At orientation, the following sessions will provide information on the following topics:

  • Immigration Rights and Responsibilities

At orientation, we will provide information to new and transfer F-1 visa students on their immigration rights and responsibilities of maintaining F-1 status. 

TransportationFree airport pick up in Tampa is available through UT Friends of Internationals and must be requested at least two weeks prior to arrival. If you prefer to arrange for your transportation upon arrival, a shuttle service and taxis are available at all area airports in the baggage claim area. For current costs and transportation options at Tampa International Airport, visit the Tampa International Airport's  Ground Transportation

Students can see the Fall 2020 Opening website for more information.

Late immigration checks in for international students
(Plant Hall, Room 327, Appointment Required)

*If you cannot check in in person due to COVID-19 or health reasons, please email international@ut.edu with your full name and student ID to request remote check in.
Fall 2020 

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020
9 a.m. —3 p.m.

 

NEW International Student Immigration Check In and Move In (required)                                                                                                                 

(Vaughn Center Lobby)

Bring passports and all immigration documents. Residents may move into campus housing according to appointment time made with the Residence Life office.

*Check in is required for all new incoming international students with an F-1 visa that are inside the US for Fall 2020. Undergraduate students can check in between 9 a.m.—3 p.m. New graduate students should check in between 11 a.m.—3 p.m. Plan to spend 30 to 60 minutes to check in.

*If you cannot attend in person due to COVID-19 or health reasons, please email international@ut.edu with your full name and student ID to request remote check in.

Friday, Aug. 21, 2020
10—11:30 a.m.

New International Student Orientation (required)  

Orientation sessions will be presented in a remote delivery format. Required for all incoming international students on the F-1 visa who are inside the US for Fall 2020. Registration details will be to be sent through email.

1:30—3:30 p.m.  

Late immigration checks in for international students

(Plant Hall, Room 327, Appointment Required)

*If you cannot check in in person due to COVID-19 or health reasons, please email international@ut.edu with your full name and student ID to request remote check in.