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Checklist and Timeline — What an International Undergraduate Student Needs to Do Between the Time of Admission and Arrival

Definition: What is an "international" student?

  • The meaning of “international” may vary depending upon the work of a particular office.
  • For purposes of the Office of Visa and Immigration Services, an “international student” is an eligible student who requests a student visa form from Dartmouth College. There are two types offered by the College,
    • the I-20 form is for eligible foreign nationals who will enter a degree program;
    • the DS-2019 form is for eligible foreign national exchange visitors.

Use the following as a checklist to guide you through the process from your admission to your arrival at Dartmouth College. Click on each item for more information.

Admissions

← 1

 

 

2→

Communication

Financial Aid

← 3

 

 

4→

Transfer

I-20 or DS-2019

← 5

 

 

6→

SEVIS Fee

Visa

← 7

 

 

8 →

Mentor Request

Health-Dick's House/Health Insurance

← 9

 

 

10 →

DOC Trip

Housing/Linens

← 11

 

 

12 →

Paying Tuition and Fees

Academics

← 13

 

 

14 →

Arrival

International Orientation

← 15

 

 

16 →

First Year Orientation

Last Updated: 4/23/13