Travel, I-20, and F-1 Visa

This page was last updated on June 23, 2022.



Travel Checklist

  1. Check your I-20 and F-1 visa. Make sure your I-20 travel signature is valid and you have the necessary documents to enter the U.S. in F-1 status.

  2. Make sure you have proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination that meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements. Read more under COVID-19 and Travel.

  3. Determine if you will be subject to entry/exit restrictions at any of your layover stops. Check with your airline, the airport(s) you are traveling through, and the COVID-19 Country-Specific Information page.


COVID-19 and Travel

Go to the CDC Travel Assessment, and answer a few questions to know the requirements to board a flight to the U.S.

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I-20 and Travel Signature

Note: The information below applies to continuing students. The Undergraduate Admissions page has information for accepted and entering international students.

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F-1 Visa

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Travel to and Within the U.S. (Including Puerto Rico)

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