Arrival Notification

To help plan for your arrival and enrollment at Bemidji State University, we ask that you complete and submit the Arrival Notification Form as soon as possible.

Orientation check-in dates for new international students at Bemidji State University is scheduled:

Fall Semester 2021 Spring Semester 2022
Monday, August 16, 2021 Tuesday, January 4, 2022


Attendance at orientation is mandatory. Courtesy transportation from the Bemidji airport or Bemidji bus station to the BSU campus is available for students with on-campus housing (see all of the details–including specific dates–on the arrival form). Please submit your application and contract for your residence hall well in advance of your arrival.

Make sure to e-mail the IPC office with information on your arrival date, time and flight number as soon as it is available, and indicate if you wish to have transportation from the Bemidji Airport or Bemidji Bus Terminal to the BSU campus (again, subject to arrivals on limited dates). If a family member or friend is picking you up, please provide their name on the form, along with an address and phone number. If you know your on-campus housing assignment, include that, too!

If your arrival is delayed or changed, you may call the International Program Center at (218) 755-4096 from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or e-mail us.