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SOUTHERN

UTAH

UNIVERSITY YOUR NEXT STEPS EXCHANGE PROGRAM CEDAR CITY, UTAH, USA www.suu.edu/international


CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ADMISSION TO SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY Have more questions? Contact Alex Curtis at alexcurtis@suu.edu for more information. Recap of Important Dates Aug. 24th ............................................. Airport Shuttle Aug. 24th ........................................ Housing Move-In Aug. 25th & 26th ............................... Intl Orientation Aug. 27th-30th ........................................... Thunder U Aug. 31st ...................................... First Day of Classes **These dates are subject to change

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SUU International

@suuinternational www.suu.edu/iss


STEP 1:

PAY THE SEVIS FEE AND APPLY FOR A J-1 VISA Pay the I-901 fee: https://www.fmjfee.com/i901fee/index.html Gather the following materials needed for the visa interview Form DS-2019 Letter of admission from Southern Utah University Proof of SEVIS I-901 fee payment: www.fmjfee.com SUU School code for SEVIS: P-1-10073 Evidence of financial ability to meet expenses Evidence of English ability sufficient for course of study Evidence of intent to depart the U.S. after completion of studies Valid passport YOU CAN APPLY FOR YOUR VISA 120 DAYS BEFORE YOUR PROGRAM START DATE

STEP 2:

ACTIVATE YOUR MYSUU PORTAL AND COMPLETE LEARNING AGREEMENT Go to www.suu.edu Select "My SUU" and follow login prompt instructions. Hint: Your T-Number is your student ID number at SUU. Complete your learning agreement. The classes you choose must be approved by your university. You must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits at SUU. All course numbers must be below 5000, unless you are enrolled in an SUU Master's Program. Please list at least 3 extra classes and rank them to indicate which of the classes you are most interested in. Please note that courses are not guaranteed and are based off of availability.


STEP 3:

STUDENT HOUSING Students should secure housing as soon as possible. Housing fills up very quickly. Choose from one of the following options: University Housing - Visit suu.edu/housing to see housing options. Turn in a housing application to Alex Curtis at alexcurtis@suu.edu to secure your spot! Off-Campus Housing - If you prefer to live off-campus, please contact Alex Curtis at alexcurtis@suu.edu for off-campus housing options. Homestay - Want the experience of living with a local Cedar City family? Visit www.suu.edu/internationalaffairs/visit/homestay.html for more information.

STEP 4:

INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION & THUNDER U All incoming international students are required to attend International Orientation and Thunder U. Register for orientation here: www.suu.edu/iss/orientation-register.html No registration is required for Thunder U.


STEP 5:

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS Reserve a seat on our free shuttle from the following airports on the specific date provided. **See Recap of Important Dates** Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport St. George Regional Airport Cedar City Regional Airport Students need to arrive at the airport before 6:00 PM (18:00) in order to use our shuttle service. Register here: www.suu.edu/iss/shuttle.html If that time does not work, contact Alex Curtis at alexcurtis@suu.edu for alternate options. **If you are enrolling in the Early College Program, you must fly into Cedar City Regional Airport**

STEP 6:

HEALTH INSURANCE AND MEDICAL CARE As an international student, you are required by the U.S. government to (1) have an active health insurance policy, (2) have two doses of the MMR vaccine (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella), and (3) be tested for tuberculosis (TB). All immunizations MUST be done 30 days prior to your arrival. You MUST have an insurance policy within 30 days after your arrival. SUU recommends International Student Insurance as an insurance provider. Sign up here: https://www.internationalstudentinsurance.com/schools/southernutah-university.php