Pre-Arrival Information

Being prepared before you arrive is the first step towards making your IEP experiences a success. Be sure to read through our pre-arrival materials and any emails you receive from IEP, to make sure that you are on the right track.*

Please e-mail with any questions.

Before Your Departure

  • Applying for a student visa
  • Your Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 or DS-2019)
  • Immunization records
  • Living arrangements during your studies
  • Tips for making your travel plans

View our Before Your Departure page

Packing & Travel 

  • What to bring
  • United States Customs and Immigration Procedures
  • What documents you need
  • Transportation options from the San Francisco International Airport to USF

View our Packing and Travel page

Once You Arrive 

  • Where to go when you arrive on-campus
  • IEP Orientation
  • Your USF ID card
  • Campus Map

View our Once you Arrive page

 *Please note if you have also been admitted as an undergraduate or graduate student at USF, be sure to review the Pre-Arrival Information from the ISSS office.