Spring 2 International Student Orientation

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Jan
27

All new international students starting class for the Spring 2 term are asked to save the date for required international student orientation.

Calling all international students! Don’t miss International Student Orientation to welcome you to the United States, help orient you to Webster resources available to support your success, and meet new friends. We are looking forward to welcoming you to your new home away from home!

New students please RSVP for orientation online at http://tinyurl.com/WUinternationalorientation

Download the Schedule of Events  including required events such as  Orientation and Immigration Check In as well as optional events such as Shopping Trips, Graduate Student Receptions and much more!

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION

DATE: Friday, March 15, 2013

TIME: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

LOCATION: Emerson Library Conference Room

150 Edgar Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63119

Our orientation programs will begin with welcome and breakfast. Download the full schedule of Welcome Week Events- Spring 2, 2013 for a preview of the day’s activities.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IMMIGRATION CHECK-IN

DATES: Monday, March 18th

TIME: 12-2 pm

LOCATION: Webster Groves Room, Webster Hall 135

470 E. Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63119

Immigration check-in is required for all international students on F-1 and J-1 visas and their dependents (if any). Download the International Student Check In Form and fill it out in advance to save time!

Please bring the following original documents:

  • Original I-20 or DS-2019
  • Passport
  • I-94 card (arrival record)
  • Emergency contact information
  • Your new local address and telephone number

International Services coordinators will officially confirm your arrival at Webster, take copies of your visa and immigration documents, and update your local address information.

 

Preparing for Arrival 

As you are making your arrival plans, please take some time to review our comprehensive Pre-Arrival Guide to help you apply for your visa, prepare for your studies, travel safely to the US and get settled in after your arrival.

We are excited for your arrival, so make sure you mark your calendar for International Student Orientation!

FREE AIRPORT PICKUP – Advanced Request Required!

Lambert St. Louis International Airport is approximately 15 miles from campus. Taxi service is available to campus for approximately USD$40.

Webster University provides free airport pickup by advanced request to new international students. Please submit your request for pickup at least two weeks in advance of your arrival through our Online Request Form at http://tinyurl.com/WUinternationalorientation. We will confirm your arrival pickup by email or phone after your request is processed.

 

New International Students should plan to arrive no earlier than March 14th — early move-in permission should be requested to Kelly Malone (maloneke@webster.edu), Coordinator in Housing and Residential Life, so that your room is ready when you arrive.

Questions? 

Please contact Bethany Keller in the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs at bethanys@webster.edu, (314) 246-7649 at the office, or (314) 301-9665 mobile with any questions. There is no fee for airport pickup or orientation.

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