New employees and scholars must check in with the OISS and provide copies of their immigration documents upon arriving at Washington University in St. Louis.

Current employees and scholars are welcome to meet with us whenever our advice or services are needed.

Scholar Check-In

After arriving at WashU, new employees and scholars must check-in with the Office for International Students and Scholars and provide immigration documentation for themselves and any dependents that arrived with them.

New J-1 exchange visitors must also attend orientation. Registration for J-1 Orientation is required at

Immigration documents required at check in include, but are not limited to:

  • Passport
  • U.S. Entry Visa
  • Entry stamp in passport
  • I-94 Admission Record (available at
  • Status Document (i.e., H-1B Approval, DS-2019, EAD, etc)
  • Same documents for dependents

Danforth Campus

Danforth University Center (DUC), Suite 330
6475 Forsyth Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

J-1 Scholar Orientation & Check-In

Wednesdays, beginning at 10:00 am
Registration required at

Scholar Advising & I-797 Pick Up for H-1Bs

Appointment required at

Check-In for Students & All Other Scholars

Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Payroll Related Updates/Documents

Appointment required at

Student Walk-In Advising (September-May)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1:30-3:30 pm

Student Walk-In Advising (June-August)

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1:30-3:30 pm

Medical Campus

Mid Campus Center (MCC)
4590 Children’s Place, Suite 2043
St. Louis, MO 63110


Wednesdays, beginning at 10:00 am
Registration required at

Scholar Advising & H-1 Check-In

Tuesdays and Thursdays
Appointments required at

Document pick-up & travel signatures

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-2:00 pm
No appointment required.

Payroll & Other New Employee Check-In

Mondays and Fridays
Appointments required at