Newly Admitted International Students

lmu oiss newly admitted international students

Office for International Students & Scholars (OISS) is here to provide specialized information for international students who were just accepted to Loyola Marymount University and are about to travel out of their home-country.

As an international student, you will need to comply with the Student Visa Requirement and Maintaining Student Status. These regulations are based on the laws of the U.S. and are enforced by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the Department of Homeland Security.

Before your departure, please review all the information below. 

Checklist for International Student Enrollment

Checklist for International Student Enrollment would help you to figure out your next step, once you are admitted to LMU. Click on the tab below that applies to your international student population.

It is your responsibility to contact OISS should you have any questions or concerns regarding these issues.

  • 1. Pay your LMU commitment deposit.

    2. Submit your SEVIS I-20 Request Form‌ (Certificate of Eligibility for F-1, International Student Status) in MyStatus. Use your MyLMU login and password to access MyStatus.

    3. Register for mandatory International Orientation.

    5. Obtain your visa and review your legal requirements.

    6. Complete your Housing request, if applicable. For off-campus housing, please visit Off-Campus Student Life for available resources.

    7. Pay your tuition and fees.

    8. Create login ID and password for MyLMU . (You will need your Student ID number). You can check your registration status and your account information via PROWL once you log in to MyLMU.

    9. Meet the Health Entrance Immunization Requirements and Insurance requirements.

    10. Check the Academic Calendar for important deadlines regarding courses.

    Note: Once you arrive on campus, OISS should be your first stop! We are located in Malone 201. We will assist you with your student ID card, housing, and other move-in items.

  • 1. Pay your LMU commitment deposit

    2. Register for mandatory international orientation (Details on orientation will be available during summer) 

    3. Submit your SEVIS I-20 Request Form in MyStatus. Use your MyLMU login and password to access MyStatus.

    4. Schedule your registration advisement appointment. To enroll in courses, you must contact your designated academic advisor (found on your acceptance letter). To search for their contact info, please click on Campus Directory.

    5. Create login ID and password for MyLMU (You will need your Student ID number). You can check your registration status and your account information via PROWL once you log into MyLmu.

    6. Obtain your visa and review your legal documents.

    7. Complete your Housing request, if applicable. For off-campus housing, please visit Off-Campus Student Life for available resources.

    8. Pay your tuition and fees.

    9. Meet the Health Entrance Immunization Requirements and Insurance requirements.

    10. Check the Academic Calendar for important deadlines regarding courses.

    Note: Once you arrive on campus, OISS should be your first stop. OISS is located in Malone Student Center 201. We will assist you with your ID card, housing and other move-in items.

  • 1. Pay your LMU commitment deposit, if applicable.

    2. Register for mandatory International Orientation.

    3. Submit your SEVIS I-20 Request Form (Certificate of Eligibility for F-1, International Student Status) in MyStatus. Use your MyLMU login and password to access MyStatus.

    4. Obtain your visa and review your legal requirements.

    5. Meet the Health Entrance Immunization Requirements and Insurance requirements.

    6. Complete your housing request, if applicable. The university does not provide housing for married students. For off-campus housing, please visit Off-Campus Student Life for resources available.

    7. Pay the tuition and fees.

    8. Create login ID and password for MyLMU. (You will need your Student ID number.) You can check your registration status and your account information via PROWL once you log into Mylmu.

    9. Schedule your registration advisement appointment. To enroll in courses, you must contact your designated academic advisor (found on your acceptance letter).

    10. Contact OISS for passport/1-20 verification, upon entry to the U.S.

    11. Once you arrive on campus and you have registered for classes, get your OneCard.

    12. Check the Academic Calendar for important deadlines regarding courses.

  • 1. Pay a commitment deposit.

    2. Register for Law Student Orientation

    3. Submit your SEVIS I-20 Request Form‌ (Certificate of Eligibility for F-1, International Student Status)‌ in MyStatus. Use your PROWL login and password to access MyStatus.

    4. Obtain your visa and review your legal requirements.

    5. Contact OISS for passport/1-20 verification, upon entry to the U.S.