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Arrival Check-In
 
Regular Admission
Upon arrival to UWM all new international students must complete a mandatory arrival check-in. This process verifies all of your F-1 documents and collects the information ISSS needs to report your arrival in SEVIS. Check-in must be completed by the start of the term. 
 
All students will have an Arrival Check-In record added to their ISSS Connect portal and an email will be sent indicating the record is available. After arrival to the U.S., you must complete the ISSS Connect Arrival Check-In record.

To complete the Arrival Check-In record, you will need to have the following documents and information ready:
  • Your UWM I-20
  • Your passport with F-1 visa
  • Your electronic I-94 record or passport arrival stamp
  • Your current US address
  • A name and phone number for an emergency contact
 
Graduate Students with Assistantships
Upon arrival to UWM all new international students must complete a mandatory arrival check-in. This process verifies all of your F-1 documents and collects the information ISSS needs to report your arrival in SEVIS. Check-in must be completed by the start of the term. 

All students will have an Arrival Check-In record added to their ISSS Connect portal and an email will be sent indicating the record is available. After arrival to the U.S., you must complete the ISSS Connect Arrival Check-In record.

To complete the Arrival Check-In record, you will need to have the following documents and information ready:
  • Your UWM I-20
  • Your passport with F-1 visa
  • Your electronic I-94 record or passport arrival stamp
  • Your current US address
  • A name and phone number for an emergency contact
International Teaching Assistants may need to take the MITAA. If you are unsure whether you need to take the MITAA, please check with your academic department or the ESL Programs Office (esl@uwm.edu).


Dual Admission (Admission with English Deficiency)
Upon arrival to UWM all new international students must complete a mandatory arrival check-in. This process verifies all of your F-1 documents and collects the information ISSS needs to report your arrival in SEVIS. Check-in must be completed by the start of the term. 

All students will have an Arrival Check-In record added to their ISSS Connect portal and an email will be sent indicating the record is available. After arrival to the U.S., you must complete the ISSS Connect Arrival Check-In record.

To complete the Arrival Check-In record, you will need to have the following documents and information ready:
  • Your UWM I-20
  • Your passport with F-1 visa
  • Your electronic I-94 record or passport arrival stamp
  • Your current US address
  • A name and phone number for an emergency contact
In addition, check-in at the UWM English as a Second Language Programs (Curtin Hall 672).


Conditional Admission
Within 3 days of your arrival in Milwaukee you should complete Arrival Check-In at the UWM Intensive English Program (Curtin Hall 672). Please bring your passport and your I-20. If you are a sponsored student, please bring your financial guarantee letter. This is Required.