Visa Check-in

All new F-1 and J-1 international students are required to report to ISSS within 15 days of their program start date. Failure to complete check-in may result in the termination of your SEVIS record and loss of your F-1 or J-1 status. Please remember all students are also required to attend their assigned mandatory orientation.

*DO NOT BEGIN THE CHECK-IN PROCESS UNTIL AFTER YOU HAVE ENTERED THE U.S.*

Check-In Process and Times

You do not need to come in to ISSS to complete the check-in. All check-ins can be completed electronically through the following:

Undergraduates: Submit online. You will receive further information from our office.

EAP and Exchange Student: Submit online. You will receive further information from our office.

Graduates: Submit online. You will receive further information from our office.

All students will receive an email providing guidance on how to complete the online check-in.  Please wait to receive this email.  If you have not received the email by September 21, 2019 please email istudent@ucsc.edu and let ISSS know.