Check-In & Arrival for International Students

Welcome to the Marshall family! We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our campus. To ensure that you receive all of the important information that you will need as a new student, please plan to attend the following events:

New International Student Orientation

The New International Student Orientation for Spring 2021 will be held virtually from Wednesday, January 13 through Friday, January 15 with session from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm each day.  Students should plan to attend all sessions.

In the meantime, please review Marshall University’s New International Student Orientation’s online preparation course.

Check-In and Immigration Session with the Office of International Student Services (ISS)

All new international students are required to check in with ISS upon arrival. Please plan to check in with ISS and attend a mandatory Immigration Laws and Policies Session on one of the following dates:

Spring 2021

Immigration session will be held virtually on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2pm.

All students beginning in the spring 2021 semester are required to CHECK-IN with the Office of International Student Services no later than Monday, January 25, 2021.

Please be sure to arrive promptly at the start of the session. When you arrive to check in, please bring the following items with you:

  • Passport
  • US F-1 or J-1 visa with the entry stamp received upon arrival to the US
  • Marshall University I-20 or DS-2019 that has been signed and dated

Get to know Marshall

At Marshall University, you can choose from a variety of orientation activities. Your options for orientation are:

Visit the Resource Fair

Do you need a cell phone or new cell phone plan? Are you thinking about getting a local bank account? Do you have questions about other services that Huntington has to offer? Visit our Resource Fair and meet with a variety of service providers around Huntington!

Spring 2021 Resource Fair Information

Day: To Be Determined
Time:  To Be Determined
Location:  To Be Determined

Don’t Forget These Important Items

Have you visited the Office of International Student Services?
Have you registered and paid your tuition?
Have you made your reservation and paid for on-campus housing?
Do you have a Student Identification Card?
Do you have a meal plan?
Do you have Student Health Insurance?
Do you have a parking permit?
Have you bought your textbooks?
Do you have a computer account?
Do you know where and when your classes meet?
Do you know where to go to exercise on-campus?

Contact Us

Office of International Student Services
Gillette Welcome Center 208
Phone: 304-696-6265

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