Mandatory Reporting

During the mandatory international student orientation prior to the start of each semester, all new F-1 and J-1 international students and visiting scholars are required to report to International Student Services. To report bring the following to orientation or the Office of International Student Services.

Step One: Bring immigration documents to Orientation

  • Passport
  • Form I-20 or DS-2019
  • Printed I-94
  • Above documents for all dependents

Step Two: Update your local US address in BOSS

As an international student, you must always have your physical address on file with UALR within the first week of class and updated within 10 days of a move.

Step Three: Enroll full-time for class

Your reporting requirement will be complete once you have registered for a full course load for the upcoming semester.

All  students who successfully report to ISS will be registered as ACTIVE in SEVIS within 30 days of your program start date. You may request expedited registration if you plan to get your drivers license or if you have a job offer.