Step 9: Check-In at CGE

When you first arrive at FSU, you must come to the Center for Global Engagement to complete New International Student Check-In. You can check-in any time our office is open: 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Bring ALL of the following documents with you so that we can scan and save them for our records:

  • A completed Check-In Form
  • Your I-20 (and I-20s for any F-2 dependents)
  • Your current passport and F-1 visa (and passports and F-2 visas for any dependents)
  • I-94 Arrival/Departure Record. Print your I-94 from:, unless you arrived by land and have the small white I-94 card given to you by Customs & Border Protection (CBP)

Note: If you move to a new address at any time while you are in F-1 status at FSU, please complete the online Address Change Form within 10 days of moving.

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