Travel Arrangements

It's important to plan for your arrival. You may be refused entry into the United States if you attempt to arrive more than 30 days before the program start date listed on your SEVIS I-20 form.

North Seattle College International Programs New Student Reporting Policy for Initial Admission

New students with initial admission to North are required to report in person at the International Programs office no later than the report date on your I-20.

Students who show no evidence of intent to arrive in Seattle or to establish housing prior to arrival in the U.S. may have their immigration record at North terminated.

Students who choose to attend a school different from the one indicated at their embassy interview and written on their visa may be eligible to transfer to another school in status under certain circumstances.

Plan Ahead 

There are many things to take care of before you come to North Seattle College. Please plan ahead to avoid last-minute preparation.

Make sure you bring the necessary documents including your passport with U.S. visa and I-20.

Ensure you have enough money for your time in Seattle. Do not carry large sums of cash. Traveler's checks, credit/debit cards or wire transfer are recommended.

Arrange for your airport pickup and Housing before arrival. 

Read about what to expect when you arrive at a U.S. port of entry.


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