International Student Orientation and Immigration Session

International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation on Canvas consists of the Pre-Arrival Modules and Post-Arrival Modules. Students must complete the Pre-Arrival Modules and upload their Pre-Arrival Quiz results in the International Student and Scholar Portal as part of the Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 application. Students must complete the Post-Arrival Modules and upload their Post-Arrival Quiz results in the International Student and Scholar Portal as part of their Immigration Document Review after they arrive at Georgetown. 

Immigration Document Review

Upload the following documents to the International Student and Scholar Portal within 24 hours of arrival in the Washington DC Metro Area:

  • Form I-20 (F-1) or Form DS-2019 (J-1), with your dated signature on Page 1 
  • F-1 or J-1 Visa (if applicable)
  • Most recent I-94 record (accessible after U.S. entry)  
  • Post-Arrival Quiz Grade

Immigration Session

All F-1 and J-1 students must attend a mandatory in-person Immigration Session, even those who have previously studied in the United States. The Spring 2022 Immigration Session will be held on the morning of Tuesday, January 11, 2022. The session time and location will be announced in November.

Resources

Are you a new international student enrolling in a program at the School of Continuing Studies (SCS)? If so, SCS orientation information may be found on the SCS Admitted International Students website.