International Student Center
New Students

Pre-Arrival Information

  • Travel Tips

    Hand carry the following documents:

    • Your passport
    • Your SEVIS form I-20 from Seattle University
    • Evidence of financial support from the sponsor who is listed on your I-20
    • Evidence of your student status, such as your letter of acceptance, class schedule or tuition paid receipt
    • Receipt of your $200 SEVIS fee paid
    • Contact information for the International Student Center. Our office phone number is +(206) 296-6260. If the border officer asks for a name of a school official from Seattle University, you can give one of the following International Student Advisor's names: Dale Watanabe, Jennifer Wascher
    • NEW STUDENTS: Remember not to open the sealed envelope given to you by the U.S. Consular Officer.

    Report to the International Student Center (ISC) in the Student Center Pavilion, Room 160, upon your arrival so that we can report your enrollment to immigration in the SEVIS database. Please maintain contact with the ISC throughout your studies to ensure your SEVIS data is updated and accurate.