F1 and J1 students may enter the US up to 30 days before the start date on your I-20 or DS-2019.
Plan your flight so that you will arrive in Denver at least one day before you are required to be at CU. The recommended arrival date varies depending upon if you are an undergraduate (including transfer students), graduate student, graduate teaching assistant or exchange student.
All undergraduates and undergraduate transfer students are required to sign up for and attend an Academic Orientation, please see: orientation.colorado.edu. Sign up now. All undergraduates must attend an academic orientation in order to register for classes.
Important Information for New International Students for Fall 2013. All new and transfer international students enrolling in the Fall 2013 semester MUST complete the Immigration Check in with ISSS no later than Friday, August 23 AND attend the required Welcome Meeting(Thursday afternoon, August 22 for Undergraduates and Saturday morning, August 24 for Graduate students). Registration is required for the check-in sessions (registration is free). To register for an Immigration Check-in session, go to: Link coming soon. EXCHANGE STUDENTS (at CU on reciprocal contracts only) must register for Check-In at link coming soon.
New International Students may move-in to their residence hall room beginning at 12 noon on Sunday, August 18. There is an extra charge for room and board for the two days prior to the beginning of the residence hall contract period, which begins on Tuesday, August 20. Students moving in on Monday, August 19 will be charged $52.59 for one extra day and those moving in on Sunday, August 18 will be charged $105.80 for the two extra days.
For students who complete a 12-month residence hall contract to live in Willard Hall, those students may move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16. There is no extra charge for moving in on Friday as those charges are included in the rates for the 12-month contract.
All residence hall students will receive more specific information regarding the move-in and check-in process in July. If you have a specific question or request regarding the residence hall move-in process, please contact John Fox, Associate Director for Residence Life, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|If you are...||Arrive no later than...||Check-in to Orientation begins:||Your Required Academic Orientation Begins:|
|A new undergraduate student||Monday, August 19||Tuesday, August 20||
Tuesday, August 20
All new international Undergraduates are required to attend a meeting from 2 pm to 3 pm on Tuesday, August 20.
(You cannot attend an ISSS Immigration Check-in this day.)
|A graduate student||
The day before your department's meeting
|Ask your academic department|
|An Exchange Student - only those at CU on a contract with your home university.||Wednesday, August 21||See Exchange Student check list in your materials.||
Thursday, August 22