Arrival, Orientation and Tuition

All international students and scholars should report immediately to the OISSS once you are in Kingsville.  When you check in, you should bring the following documents with you:

  1. Passport with a visa stamp (Canadian students should bring the passport)
  2. Form I-20 or DS-2019
  3. It is not required but recommended to print your electronic Form I-94
  4. If you are a scholar, you will also need to bring the following, along with a copy of your insurance policy with you.

OISSS must report your arrival to the US Department of Homeland Security through SEVIS.  If this report is not submitted, you may be considered to be in violation of your status in the United States, so be sure to make the OISSS one of your first stops on campus.

Once you have arrived and settled in, please follow the instructions sent to you from our office and information sent to you from Office of Student Activities.

New International Student Orientation: All international students must attend the international student orientation. For updated schedule and information, please visit

The Office of Student Activities is one place that you want to visit often. As an international student, you will find many interesting events and opportunities for you designed to help you to integrate into this community, to make friends with domestic students and local residents.

Tuition and Fees: Payment of tuition and fees will be made directly with the Business Office at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.  There are several options available for making payment of your tuition and fees.  If payment is made with a bank draft, it should be made payable to:  Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

For a list of payment options and the most recent Tuition and Fees Rate Schedule, please see the Business Office website.

This page was last updated on: August 11, 2017