New International Students
Welcome, your journey at the University of Memphis begins here! Review this page for all relevant information about you as a new international student, such as the I-20 process and insurance information. New students should refer to the I-20 SEVIS check-in program via their International Portal account for further information about matriculation.
Missed the Spring 2021 New Student Orientation?
Attendance at International Student Orientation is mandatory for all new and transfer F-1 international students. Students must complete the asynchronous online orientation "SEVIS Check-In" located on the International Portal and notify ISS. An ISS team member will contact you about making up the orientation.
Requesting a Change to the Start Date on the I-20:
Students who can not enter the U.S. in time for the upcoming semester can request
a change to the I-20 start date to match the next available term for full-time enrollment.
Graduate Students - Please begin the process of changing your official semester of admission using this link, or contact the Graduate School directly if you have questions about the process of changing to a new semester start date.
Undergraduate Students - Please begin the process of changing the I-20 start date to a future semester by e-mailing the Undergraduate Admissions Office with your request for a new admission date. Be sure to put "International - Defer to New Semester" in the subject line.