Arriving

New Students
If you are on a student visa with an initial I-20, you can arrive up to 30 days prior to your program start date.  When you do, you must check in with the International Student Services office.  When departing your home country, please remember to take:

  • Valid passport with a valid visa
  • I-20
  • Bank statement showing proof of funds
  • Acceptance letter to Northwest University

Please take note of when Northwest University has any orientation for new students and when the university is available for students to arrive and check in.

Current Students
Remember to take all required documents with you.  Please let International Student Services know if you are going home for the summer and/or any travel plans.

  • Valid passport with a valid visa
  • I-20 with a travel signature within 6 months of your entry back into the U.S.
  • EAD card (if you are on OPT)
  • Letter of employment/offer letter (if you are on OPT)