- Valid passport
- Electronic copy of your Visa Stamp (PDF recommended)
- Electronic copy of your I-94 (PDF recommended)
- Valid address in the USA
All international students holding an F-1 visa or J-1 visa must check-in at the start of each new program of study. This is a USA government regulation for students to maintain their visa status. At Northeastern University, the Office of Global Services facilitates this online check-in process.
1 Arrive in the USA.
2 Receive the Office of Global Services check-in email.
3 Follow the link to the e-form and complete all of the information requested of you.
4 If you are having complications with your e-form, please contact the Office of Global Services.
NOTE: J-1 scholars do not need to complete the Office of Global Services check-in process and must only attend their mandatory clearance session.