Pre-Arrival Webinars

ISSS and our campus partners are pleased to offer a summer pre-arrival webinar series to answer your most urgent questions before you come to Emory University as an international student. We hope you and your family members will join as many of these webinars as you can. Please note each webinar has its own Zoom link, and all times listed are Eastern Standard Time. Recordings of most sessions will be made available on our website.

Get Your New Student I-20 Webinar: A Session on the I-20 Issuance and Visa Process 

May 4, 2023 

In this webinar incoming initial and transfer students learned about the I-20 issuance and visa process and had theirquestions answered live. Our team discussed the following topics: the I-20 issuance timeline, which forms to fill out on ISSS Link, acceptable and unacceptable financial documents, paying the I-901 fee, applying for a visa, when to defer or cancel admission, new student check-in and more!

Don't miss the recording of this informative webinar!

2023 Summer Webinar Series for New International Students

Off-Campus Housing  
May 25, 2023 

Do you need advice on finding off-campus housing (if eligible)? Do you have questions before signing a lease with others? Learn how to set yourself up for successfully living off-campus by viewing the recording of this webinar!  This information was accurate as of May 25, 2023.
Immigration Matters: Information Session and Q&A  
June 15, 2023
ISSS staff provided a session on what it means to be an international student in the United States on a student visa and how ISSS can support you. They shared what you should be handling this summer, what to expect at the border, how to check in once at Emory and where to find important information. We hope you find the recording helpful. This information was accurate as of June 15, 2023.

Know What Matters: A Student Panel for New International Students  
June 29, 2023
In this student panel webinar, you will virtually meet current international students who were once in your shoes. They will discuss topics like campus life and helpful resources, getting involved, academic culture and opportunities, and adjusting to life at Emory, Atlanta and the US. They will share what they wish they had known as incoming international students. If you missed this informative panel, you can watch the recording here! 

Health Matters: Healthcare and Health Inurance in the US
July 6, 2023 

Got questions about the US healthcare system, US medical insurance, Emory’s health services and Emory immunization requirements? Emory experts addressed these questions and shared tons of information to ensure you know how to be compliant and stay healthy! Check out the recording here.

Safety Matters with the Emory Police Department  
July 13, 2023

The Emory Police Department (EPD) shared the best ways to stay safe while you are in the US and at Emory! Learn about the Live Safe app, SafeRide, EPD services and more. A recording of the webinar can be found here.

Information Session for Emory Parents and Family (Korean, English and Mandarin sessions) 
We know parents and families may have many questions and concerns before sending their students to the US and Emory! ISSS, in collaboration with campus partners, is pleased to offer an information session for parents and families during which we will share important information regarding the 2023-2024 academic year. Topics will include an overview of Emory University's Atlanta and Oxford campuses, important resources for international students, fall arrival and orientation details, and contact/social media information for key offices. This session will be offered in Korean, English and Mandarin. We hope to see you at the info session that best meets your needs. 

In Mandarin 
July 28, 2023 
9:00 – 10:30 am 
Join us on Zoom

Recordings and slide decks of the sessions can be found here.