A Pre-Departure Checklist for People Admitted to a U.S. School
First Things First
First things first
Read your school information
Practice your English
Contact Chinese students
Medical, dental, vision exam
Health and accident insurance
A pre-departure checklist
Quiz for Chapter 1
Obtain a passport for yourself and any dependents who will accompany you.
Obtain a student or exchange-visitor visa from a U.S. consular post
Make arrangements for health and accident insurance
that will cover you (and your dependents) during your travels and the early part of your stay.
Learn how to get to the school you will attend, and make your
Reconfirm your flight reservations 72 hours before your scheduled departure.
Give your family a contact number in the United States, such as the number of the International Student Office or an officer of the Chinese Student Association.
If doing so is possible and reflects your preferences, apply for
(residence hall or apartment).
Pack your carry-on bag