Airport Pick-Up Service

If you are arriving from abroadyou do not have to quarantine anymore due to a change in the CDC guidelines but we still recommend you limit interactions with others without masks and distancing. 

St. Thomas will offer a free airport pick-up service for any new undergraduate student arriving from outside the country in the month of January. Email Ozzy at and provide us with your flight information and best contact information (phone or watsapp number)

Spring Starts:

If you are arriving from within the U.S., you can arrive between January 25th and February 2nd . Information about scheduling your move-in time with Residence Life will be sent to your St. Thomas email. 

If you are living off-campus, contact oiss at before Febuary 2nd to complete your personalized orientation program. We will send you an email inviting you to do so.  

Check-In Process:

New international students (F1/J1) are required to complete Immigration Check In with the Office of International Students & Scholars upon your arrival to the U.S. BEFORE your classes start.  As part of your personalized orientation schedule, you will schedule a one-on-one check-in with an immigration advisor. 

Steps to complete the Check In:

1. Send a scanned copy of your F1/J1 visa page to

2. Update your local address and phone number on Murphy Online

3.Schedule a zoom appointment with an OISS advisor - you can call 651-962-6650 or email to schedule that appointment. 


Let us know if you have any questions!

Useful Info:

- List of International Grocery Stores in the Area: Intl Grocery Stores

- List of essential services in the area (Phone companies/Banks): Vendor Info