By law, ALL new or transfer international students must report in-person to the International Student Center (ISC) upon arrival in Seattle. **As of 3/19/2020, please email these documents to the ISC at instead. Please do not check-in in person at the ISC.

You will need the following documents:

Please email copies of these documents to the ISC at


  • Complete the online Canvas course modules for the "Orientation for International Students" - you will be sent a course invitation to your SU email address that you must accept to be added to the course.
  • Update your contact information on SU Online:
    • Local/Mailing Address: Your local, Seattle address (if this applies to you)
    • Home Address: Your overseas address


After you have emailed us your check-in documents, updated your address, and completed the online Canvas course, the ISC will issue you a Seattle University I-20 valid for the duration of your program. 

Failure to check-in at the ISC could jeopardize your immigration status.