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.
Please see the link below for more information on students, professors and staff are welcome to campus, whether your first day is for an athletic pre-season, a pre-orientation program or New Student Orientation (NSO).
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 Holders||J-1 Card Holders|
|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|