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Pre-Departure Checklist

We have created a helpful manual that has all the information you need to be prepared for your time in the United States. Please review the information in it so that you are ready to have a great experience as a student with Community Colleges of Spokane.

If you have any questions, please contact us: 509-533-8885 or 509-533-4131. We can also be reached by email: globalprograms@ccs.spokane.edu

Pre-Departure Checklist

✔ All documents (Form I-20, passport, visa)
✔ Money for first month’s housing, books, stationery, personal needs
✔ Laptop computer, ipad or other device besides cell phone
✔ Backpack for books
✔ Personal items such as contact lens, medicines, etc. Bring your prescriptions
✔ Arrange your housing before you leave
✔ Arrive to Spokane on time! Check the Orientation Schedule before purchasing airfare
✔ Be well rested – arrive a few days in advance to allow time to rest and acclimate
✔ Review college math or equivalent to prepare for your math placement test
✔ Visit the doctor and dentist before departure (no immunizations required)
✔ Inform your advisor if you have allergies or other conditions to note

*If you are having trouble viewing the Pre-Departure Handbook, please contact globalprograms@ccs.spokane.edu