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The Center for Global Engagement's International Student Scholar Services staff is looking forward to meeting you in person, during Transitions, on the weekend of January 14! By virtue of your immigration status, traveling many miles, and the many logistical issues that come into play when you do not reside in the US, Transitions has been designed to address your many issues prior to JMU’s first day of classes.

Before we meet during Transitions, we know that you have several steps to take care of before you even arrive. To make this process easier for you, click or tap on these icons/buttons to obtain more information and best guide your decisions:

Steps to obtaining your visa

Complete the One Book steps

Money & fees

Opening a Bank Account in the US
What about your health & vaccinations? 

Activate your cell phone & use it in the US

What should you pack?

Orientation Sessions
Contact Us:

Feel free to contact us directly with any questions, comments, and concerns, you may have:

  • Cheryl Helmuth Logan information related to orientation, the arrival process, and immigration and visas.

Or go ahead and

a virtual meeting

with Cheryl to talk about what's on your mind (questions, comments, concerns)

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