Mandatory Immigration Check-in for Students
Please visit the International Center front desk to register in advance for a session. You must register at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the session. To register for check-in, you must know your 8-digit UMID number and show your passport and I-20/DS-2019.
If you are an undergraduate student, check-in session will be part of International Undergraduate Orientation co-sponsored by the Office of New Students Programs and the International Center.
If you are a J-1 student and the form DS-2019 was issued by an organization other than the University of Michigan, please do not attend the check-in sessions. Please check line 2 (program sponsor) on your DS-2019.
Overview of Immigration Check-in
During the check-in program you will:
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.
The check-in program will last two and a half hours, and you must attend the entire session. Your dependents are not required to attend. Before you enter the Check-in program, an IC staff member will look at your immigration documents. If you do not have the required immigration documents or if you arrive late, YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED to the session and you will have to reschedule your appointment.
Required immigration documents
You must bring the original and a photocopy (make the copies after you have entered the U.S.) of the following documents:
Special Check-In Sessions (By invitation only. Registration is coordinated by the unit)
Last reviewed: 06/13