FAQs: U.S. Residency
To request your Form I-20, complete all six pages of the "International Student Data form" (available through the OISS Portal after a Deposit and Intent to Enroll is processed).
Yes. Students should check with their school when they are required to arrive on campus for New Student Orientation.
Within one week of the program start date listed on the I-20, students must submit all of the documents on the Mandatory Arrival Report in order to report their arrival to the U.S. government.
Generally, it is not required. More information on the Social Security Number, eligibility
and uses can be found on our website.
U.S. Social Security Number.
Incoming Students should not try to access the OISS Portal before receiving login instructions from the OISS via email. This email is sent automatically when a deposit is received. For technical issues that arise on the OISS Portal, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for support.
For detailed information about payment options and due dates, please visit the Student Accounts webpage.
No. A list of documents recommended for a B-2 application is available on the Current and OPT Students web page under "Inviting Family and Friends to the US".