Congratulations on your admission to California State University, Northridge (CSUN)!
The International and Exchange Student Center (IESC) staff wishes to welcome you and is looking forward to meeting you at the New International Student Orientation.
This section includes all initial information for newly admitted international students. Please follow the steps below to get started!
Immigration Requirements for Fall 2015 Admit
Six-step immigration requirements for F-1 Student — Fall 2015
Congratulations on your admission to California State University, Northridge (CSUN)! The IESC staff is looking forward to meeting you upon your arrival to our campus. All of our F-1 students are required to complete the six-step immigration requirements which includes registering for new student orientation once they are admitted to our university. To begin, please read below.
Please complete Steps 1-5 prior to your arrival to the U.S.
Activate your CSUN account
Problems activating your account? Please contact the CSUN IT Help Center.
Please enroll in this course through Moodle. Enter the enrollment key: fall2015
Student must complete this section through the Moodle course. Make sure to accomplish all the following tasks before printing your certificate of completion:
|(b) TAKE THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IMMIGRATION ADVISEMENT QUIZ|
To complete this STEP, please click on the STEP 2b link on the left or at the bottom of this page.
Release of SEVIS record to CSUN
Applies only to students who are already in the U.S. with an I-20 from a previous school.
Please skip to STEP 4 if CSUN is the first school that you are attending as an F1 student in the United States.
Transfer-in deadline: August 14, 2015
(CSUN must have your SEVIS record by this date.)
Email your Proof of Health Insurance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Register for the International Students orientation by clicking here.
Attend the International Orientation (In Person)
***Please note your 6-STEP immigration Requirements process is not complete until you attend the International Student Orientation***
August 19, 2015 (Transfer Students & Graduate Students)
August 20, 2015 (Freshman Students)
A special orientation program has been designed for our international students. Additional information can be found at the New Student Orientation website as it becomes available; however, those registered will be sent a confirmation with further details.
Please complete Step 6 upon your arrival to the U.S.
All fall 2015 admits are required to enter the U.S. by no later than August 17, 2015.
Mandatory new student Reporting
Submit copies of the following immigration documents to a Foreign Student Advisor at the IESC:
Upon your arrival to the U.S., please report to the IESC in person with copies of your immigration documents. You will meet with a Foreign Student Advisor. Once you report, we can notify immigration of your attendance at CSUN through SEVIS. IESC advising walk-in hours are Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.
Failure to complete Steps 1-6 may affect your eligibility to remain in correct F-1 status.
Please visit our website on a regular basis for the most up-to-date information.
Immigration Requirements for Spring 2016 Admit
Six-step immigration requirements for F-1 Student — spring 2016
Congratulations on your admission to California State University, Northridge (CSUN)! The IESC staff is looking forward to meeting you upon your arrival to our campus. Please make sure to visit this page again for updated information regarding the six-step immigration requirements.