J-1 to- do list

  • Update your address. You can do this by changing your address in Murphy Online.
    o Home Primary – your international home address. This is the Foreign Address in SEVIS.
    o Local Off-Campus – your local U.S. address. This is the U.S. Address in SEVIS.
  • Close your campus mailbox if you have one. Re-direct your mail to your home address. If you have your bills sent to ISS, make sure to contact each biller and give them your new address.
  • Notify your RA of your intended move out date - and make sure your move out date is on or before the deadline (ask your RA if you have more questions).
  • Have monthly bank statements cancelled or sent to you on-line.
  • Cancel magazine and newspaper subscriptions, telephone service, utilities, etc. if you live off-campus.
  • Plan to use alternate e-mail account. UST email accounts last for one year after graduation.
  • Turn in any library books or items on loan from UST.
  • Make sure your student account is paid in full. You can check your account on-line or in person at the Business Office. NOTE: If you owe the university money you will not be able to receive copies of your transcript or your diploma.
  • Make sure you have no printing fees. To check your printing activity, log into Portal and click "current printing activities" under the "Applications" menu.
  • Remember to file taxes next year. In February 2014, you can e-mail ISS to request a GLACIER password to do your 2013 taxes.
  • Sign up to join the “St. Thomas International Alumni” group in Facebook and join “The Quad” via the UST Alumni Office at www.alumnistthomas.edu
    We hope your experience studying at UST has been rewarding, both academically and personally. We wish you all the best in the future! Please keep in touch with us!