Scholar Arrival

  • Please make an appointment for the Visiting Scholar to check in with our International Student & Scholar Program Coordinator. Visiting Scholars will be validated in the government Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) database after check-in.
  • Check-in is required before any research can be conducted.
  • The Visiting Scholar is required by law to have a valid US address, US telephone number, and email address. The host department is encouraged to assist the visitor make those arrangements prior to check-in. Resources can be found in our Guidance and Instructions for Host Departments.
  • Contact ITCS to request an ECU Banner ID and email address for the Visiting Scholar. (It may not be possible to have ITCS set up the email address for the individual until after arrival).
  • Post-docs must check in as foreign national employees with Human Resources, as well. Please arrange this check-in with