Arrival and Orientation
Notice: The University and International Programs office is CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY on from December 15th, 2023, through January 1st, 2024.New Students arriving to JSU from December 15th, 2023, through January 1st, 2024.
The University and International Programs office is closed for the holiday.Shuttle:Groome Transportation (Shuttle Schedule)256-719-0469This shuttle stops/drops off in Oxford, Alabama – 30 minutes outside of Jacksonville.Transportation by another service will be needed from Oxford to Jacksonville.Taxi:Anniston Taxi 256-236-0687Jacksonville State University address is 700 Pelham Road N., Jacksonville, AL 36265Disclamier:The International House & Programs at Jacksonville State University has listed the above transportation providers for information purposes only and will not be liable for any incident(s) arising from students using their services. In addition, those providers are not associated with Jacksonville State University and thus students using their services will be responsible for paymentAs stated in all our communication, we will not be able to assist you until the campus opens on 01/02. Transportation options from the Airport to JSU:
Notice: Do not book airline flights until January 3rd or later as the University & International Programs Office is closed.
JSU campus opens: January 2 (campus is closed December 25- January 1, 2024)
Free Atlanta shuttle pick up begins January 3rd.
Please check dates, times and to register by the December 4th deadline: Airport Shuttle Dates and Forms
Mandatory Online Orientation:
Deadline: December 1, 2023
The IHP-Orientation is a self-enrollment course. Visit https://jsu.instructure.com/enroll/D499CA to Enroll in the Course and complete the course.
International Meet and Greet & Registration:
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Monday, January 8
After buying airline tickets and securing housing, please complete mandatory Arrival Notification Form.
Please do not arrive on campus without securing housing before you arrive.
Housing is limited for on-campus and off-campus.
- On Campus Housing Registration
- Off Campus Websites: TBA
Please note, housing is a separate department from International Programs. If you have questions please contact Housing.
*Students must complete the airport shuttle request form by the December 4th deadline on our webpage.
* We do not accept late arrivals. Late arrivals can result in a student possibly going out of status with immigration and unable to enroll or secure a housing assignment.
JSU I-20 policy
After an I-20 is complete we cannot change the amount of the scholarship, nor the family funding that is shown on the I-20. Thank you for understanding our policy.
If you have questions on your scholarship amount, please contact the scholarship department directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. International Programs does NOT have any information on your scholarship nor can we answer questions on scholarships.
Hampton Inn Tel: (256) 782-0330; 10401 JD&L Drive Jacksonville, AL
University Inn Tel: (256) 435-3300; 1530 Pelham Road South Jacksonville, AL
Comfort Inn Tel: (256) 831-0860; 138 Elm Street Oxford, AL
Super 8 Tel: (256) 241-3210; 1600 Highway 21 Oxford, AL
Econo Lodge Tel: (256) 831-9480; 25 Elm Street Oxford, AL
Transportation options in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Taxi:Uber (estimate https://www.uber.com/global/en/price-estimate/ )Taxi:Anniston Taxi 256-236-0687Disclaimer:The International House & Programs at Jacksonville State University has listed the above transportation providers for information purposes only and will not be liable for any incident(s) arising from students using their services. In addition, those providers are not associated with Jacksonville State University and thus students using their services will be responsible for payment.
JSU Rides is a FREE service to JSU Students
JSU Rides is closed when the university is closed. Please note hours and days are limited. Please check their website for days and times.