IMPORTANT: In order to allow enough time for processing, follow the dates below when completing the international student process. ALL supporting admissions documentation must be submitted by these deadlines as well. Documents received after the posted deadlines will be processed for the following term. No exceptions will be made to these deadlines.
Application Deadlines – New F-1 Students
Application Deadlines – Transfer F-1 Students
Application Deadlines - Co-Enrolled Students
Arrival & Orientation Dates
Students holding an F-1 Visa are only allowed to enter the country 30 days prior to the first day of school. These dates indicate the earliest a student may enter the United States.
IMPORTANT: Orientation is mandatory for all New F-1 Students and Transfer F-1 Students. Failure to attend the posted orientation date or arriving late to orientation will result in an immediate termination of a student’s I-20 and students will automatically be moved to the following term. No Exceptions will be made to this policy. We recommend that you plan to arrive to the Bryan/College Station area no later than 24 hrs. prior to the orientation date to ensure your attendance.
|Semester||Earliest Arrival||Orientation Date||First Day of Class|
|Fall 2016||July 30||Aug 17||Aug 29|
|Spring 2017||Dec 17||Jan 5||Jan 17|