□ Special Instructions for International Students
Apply for, or transfer, your F-1 Visa
If you are currently living outside of the United States, click here for instructions on applying for your initial F-1 visa.
If you are currently living in the United States and are already an F-1 visa holder, you are eligible to transfer your visa. For instructions on transferring you F-1 VISA, click here.
Submit your arrival information
Once you make travel arrangements, submit your arrival information to International Student Services. If you are attending the Summer Institute you will arrive on August 16. If you are not attending the Summer Institute plan to arrive September 2 or 3 for International Orientation.
More information on dates of arrival, recommended airports and buses, and general tips can be found here.
Complete Your International Connections Form
Complete your International Connections Form by June 15 to be matched with a peer mentor in early July. This person will serve as a buddy and a resource for you during your transition to Lawrence.
Connect with International Student Services
Learn more about planning for your arrival at Lawrence by connecting with International Student Services and reviewing their International Student Summer Checklist.