International Student Orientation Information

Welcome to Gallaudet University! All international students with an F-1 or a J-1 visa are required to attend the International Student Orientation. The orientation includes the following workshops: SEVIS, on-campus and off-campus employment, immigration regulations, and cross-cultural discussion.

The International Student Orientation takes place in the week before the start of the Fall semesters; please plan to be on campus one full week before the start of classes in order to attend orientation.

Please bring the following items to Orientation:

F-1 Card HoldersJ-1 Card Holders
Passport Passport
Visa (except for Canadian or Bermudian citizens) Visa (except for Canadian or Bermudian citizens)
I-94 Card I-94 Card
I-20 Form DS-2019 Form
Any official financial support paperwork (i.e. Fulbright Scholarship or Government Support) Any official financial support paper work (i.e. Fulbright Scholarship or Government Support)
If applicable, any dependent's immigration documents (spouse/child) If applicable, any dependent's immigration documents (spouse/child)
Any other official immigration documents Proof of health insurance
Any other official immigration documents