Pre-Arrival Information

  • Important Dates
    • Mandatory arrival for new F-1 international students: Thuisrday, August 17, 2017
    • Mandatory International Orientation: Friday, August 18, 2017
    • Fall 2017 classes begin: Monday, August 21, 2017
    • Deadline to enroll in Fall 2017 classes: August 28, 2017
  • Complete Immunization Requirements
    • Oklahoma Statutes, Title 70 §3244, requires that all students enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an Oklahoma public or private post-secondary institution provide documentation of vaccinations against Hepatitis B and Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR).
    • Health care, including immunizations, can be very expensive in the United States and we strongly encourage our students to complete this requirement before arriving at Cameron University.
  • Prepare Cash for Required Tuberculosis Testing
    • Cameron University requires all F-1 students to be testing using Quantiferon Gold upon arrival.
    • Please visit our Health Insurance and Immunization page to view the cost and schedule of on-campus testing.
  • Research Health Insurance Options
    • Each student has the responsibility to set up his/her own insurance. Cameron University employees are not permitted to provide students with advice regarding the selection or purchase of individual health insurance. Health insurance provider information is provided as a courtesy and such provision in no way constitutes and endorsement or sanction of services provided by any insurance company.
  • Submit Airport Transport
    • The International Admissions Office is only able to provide transportation from the Lawton/Ft. Sill Airport (LAW) for incoming students on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The Lawton/Ft. Sill Airport is only available through a connecting flight from Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport (DFW).
    • Students arriving on any other day will need to make individual arrangements.
    • Please complete the Airport Transport request at least 48 before the flight arrives in Lawton to guarantee pick up.
    • If there are any flight delays or changes while traveling to Cameron University, please email international@cameron.edu or call (580) 581-2838 Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm central time. If it is outside of those hours, please call (580) 583-3191. Transportation is not guaranteed if the flight is delayed or cancelled.
  • Arrange Housing
    • Please ensure that you have made housing arrangements before your arrival in Lawton.
    • CU Housing opens on Thursday, August 17, 2017.
    • On-Campus dining facilites do not open until Monday, August 21, 2017.
  • Transferring Funds to Cameron University
  • For university work completed outside the United States
    • Bring a syllabus, in English, for each course for possible substitution or waiver of courses at Cameron University.
    • Please note, all university work completed outside the United States must be evaluated by WES or ECE, prior to admission.
  • Required Documents for Entry Into the United States
    • Passport
    • F-1 Visa
    • Form I-20
    • Proof of Admission to Cameron University
    • Financial Documentation
    • I-901 SEVIS Fee Payment Receipt
  • Arrive at Cameron University!
    • Complete immigration paperwork in the International Admissions Office located in North Shepler Room 220.
    • After completion of paperwork you will be given instructions regarding enrollment.