Arrival

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 zaim3165@stthomas.edu 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 oiss@stthomas.edu 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 OISS@stthomas.edu

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 oiss@stthomas.edu 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