International Programs

Pre-Arrival Information

Before you Arrive…

  • Tell the International Programs Office your flight information and arrival date by emailing
  • Remember to make travel arrangements to arrive in Lewiston at least 1 day before new international student orientation.  You must arrive in the U.S. by the start date listed on your I-20.
  • Confirm your airport pickup (Airport code LWS) with the International Programs Office.
  • Make housing arrangements and notify of your choice.
  • Make copies of medical records, prescriptions, immigration documents, and your passport.
  • Label your luggage with your address in Lewiston or the International Programs Office Address (500 8th Avenue, Lewiston, ID, 83501 USA).
  • Do not pack your I-20 and passport in your suitcase; bring them with you on the plane to present to Immigration officials upon arrival in the U.S.

Other Things to Consider: 

  • Many students like to bring traditional clothing, crafts, music, and other things from their countries.
  • Lewiston has four seasons and enjoys a wonderful climate year round. 
    • Fall: September-December
    • Winter: December-March
    • Spring: March-June
    • Summer: June-September    

Questions?  Contact Us!