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.
StepÂ One: Bring immigration documents to Orientation
- Form I-20 or DS-2019
- Printed I-94
- Retrieved fromÂ www.cbp.gov/i94
- 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:Â Enroll full-time for class
Your reporting requirement will be complete once you have registered for a full course load for the upcoming semester.
AllÂ 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.