Welcome Check-In Requirements
- Retrieve your I-94 number online
- Bring your I-20 or DS-2019, passport, and I-94 printout. If you have dependents with you, bring their documents also.
- Complete the Contact Information form prior to arriving for check-in. This address should be your current address in the U.S. (temporary addresses such as hotels or hostels are acceptable). Once permanent address has been established please update the form.
Welcome Check-In Hours for Students Only
July – Monday through Friday at 11am and 1pm
August 1-23 – Monday through Friday at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
*Welcome Check-In is not offered on Friday, August 19th at 11am or 1pm.
Please come to ISSS during walk in hours if arriving after August 23: Monday through Friday 1:30pm – 3:30pm or contact ISSS to schedule an appointment.
Welcome Check-In lasts up to two hour. During this time, you will meet with an ISSS adviser, receive a welcome packet, and gain important information to help in your transition to life at Vanderbilt. You can also find helpful resources on the Life at Vanderbilt page.
Helpful Welcome Check-In Information
Welcome Packet Helpful Info
Student Health Insurance FAQs
International Tax FAQs