Pre-Departure Preparation

Before your departure to the U.S., make sure you have the necessary documents for a successful entry.

Basic Checklist:

  • DS-2019 form issued by CSULB
  • Passport with J visa(s)
  • Personal medications
  • Secured housing or accommodations
  • Yemporary SIM card
  • Clothing, shoes, undergarments
  • Personal computer

While CSULB is unable to directly assist with housing placements, our advisor can help provide the incoming scholar with some housing resources.  Please contact for additional information. 

The scholar may also want to look at CSULB's Campus Housing site and Off-Campus Housing resources.