Center for International Services Check-In from Syracuse University

The Center for International Services looks forward to welcoming you on campus! Please complete the International Student Check-in Process by following these instructions. If you have any questions, please email the Center for International Services  or call 315.443.2457.

Be sure that you have:

Activated your NetID and Password: Available on the top right of your admission notification, please use your SUID number to activate your NetID and password today!

After Arriving in the U.S.


You will need to upload electronic copies of your immigration documents when completing your international student check-in request (step 3).

  1. Save electronic copies of your:
    • Passport biodata page
    • Most recent U.S. visa (Citizens of Canada and Bermuda should upload a copy of the most recent U.S. entry stamp in your passport if you do not have a U.S. visa.)
    • DS-2019, if not issued by Syracuse University
    • F2 or J2 dependents' passports and visas (if any)
  2. Retrieve your I-94 Arrival Record (not Travel History) and save an electronic copy. If no I-94 Arrival Record is found, save an electronic copy of the "No record found for traveler" search result.
  3. Return to this page and complete the remaining steps

    Using your NetID and password, log in to MySlice and update the following information under “My Profile:”

    • Add the U.S. address where you will be living this semester in the "Current" address type, unless you are living on campus. On-campus addresses will be added to MySlice by the Office of Student Living.
    • Add your U.S. cell phone number as a preferred number.
    • Add emergency contacts in your home country and in the U.S., if any.

    Complete the Check-In Request in the International Student/Scholar Portal in MySlice

      • Log in to MySlice using your SU NetID and password.
      • On your “Student Home” page, select the “International Student/Scholar” tile.
      • Go to the Student Request Center at the top right of the page, click on the "Check-In" button and follow the instructions for completing the check-in process.
      • Click Next to move through the Check-In request and click Submit to submit your request after you have completed the questionnaire and uploaded copies of your documents.

    FALL 2024

    All international students must attend one Immigration Overview Session after completing the electronic Check-In.

    Graduate Immigration Overview Sessions:


    • Tuesday, August 6, 2024
    • Thursday, August 8, 2024
    • Monday, August 12, 2024
    • Wednesday, August 14, 2024
    • Friday, August 16, 2024
    • Monday, August 19, 2024
    • Wednesday, August 21, 2024
    • Thursday, August 22, 2024


    • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


    • Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

    Undergraduate Immigration Overview Session:

    • Note:  Scheduled as part of the International Orientation Program


    • Tuesday, August 20, 2024


    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.


    • Huntington Beard Crouse Hall, Gifford Auditorium