Pre-Departure Preparation

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

Review our Pre-Departure Orientation 2023 [PDF] guide for details and links to resources you will need.

Basic Checklist:

  • Your F-1 I-20 document
  • Passport with F-1 visa
  • Personal medications
  • Secured housing or accommodations
  • Temporary SIM card
  • Clothing, shoes, undergarments
  • Personal computer