Immigration Orientation

F-1 Visa Immigration Orientation Session

Attendance is required for all new undergraduate and graduate students. You must also complete a mandatory Immigration Check-in. Through interactive sessions with other UWB international students and your International Students Advisors, you will gain valuable insight and resources to help you be successful during your time at UW Bothell. Whether you have studied in the U.S. before or if it is your first time in the U.S., you will find these sessions helpful in understanding your student visa's benefits and opportunities at UW Bothell for you!

Undergraduate Students

Orientation Date

You will attend the Immigration Orientation session as part of your A&O Orientation day. You must register for your A&O Orientation here.

Complete Your Immigration Check-in (Required)

Immigration requires that the Center for International Education collect some of your documents and verify with immigration that you are in good immigration status and have reported to UW Bothell.

To complete your Immigration Check-in, you must:  

  • BEFORE your A&O Session, upload these 2 Immigration Check-in Documents to your UW Bothell Application Status Page:
  • Bring with you ON THE DAY OF your A&O Session:
    • Immigration Check-in FormAt your A&O, you will attend an F1 Immigration Orientation Session. You will submit this check-in form at that time. This is the last document to complete your Immigration Check-in with the Center for International Education and immigration.

Graduate Students

Orientation Date

Spring 2019: You will complete an Immigration Check-in with Ms. Jen Kim, an International Student Advisor at the Center for International Education. Please email Jen at jgruver@uw.edu to to schedule an appointment during the first week of the quarter (April 1-5 , 2019). 

Fall 2019: 

  • School of STEM Graduate Students: TBD (will be held within the first few weeks before the start of Fall Quarter)
  • School of Business, School of IAS, School of Educational Studies, and School of Nursing Graduate Students:  Monday, September 23, 2019 from 11am-1pm in Husky Hall Room 1160 

Complete Your Immigration Check-in (Required)

Immigration requires that the Center for International Education collect some of your documents and verify with immigration that you are in good immigration status and have reported to UW Bothell.

To complete your Immigration Check-in, you must bring these 3 documents with you to your F1 Immigration Orientation Session: