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GETTING STARTED

After You Arrive

Moving to a new country is exciting and also confusing. In the first few weeks, there are many new things to learn about and accomplish. This information will help you as you settle in at Yonsei.

Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, you can use various transportation options to get to Yonsei University.

You can find the maps and directions to Yonsei here.

Please check the details at Arrival Guide at Study in Korea website and Yonsei Life > Living in Korea > Public Transportation.

Attending orientation is highly recommended for freshemen in order to get information on getting settled in smoothly at Yonsei.

For undergraduate international students, GBED division will inform the details of the orientation. UIC students will be informed by UIC college. Please check the details at each college website.

For graduate international students, Graduate School office will inform the details of the orientation. Please check the details at the Graduate School website.

Course Enrollment is conducted through the Yonsei Portal. All students must complete course enrollment individually within the designated period.

Before Course Enrollment, browse through the list of courses provided on the Yonsei Portal > Course Catalogue and other relevant information such as syllabus and precautions located at the right side of the table.

Please check the orientation materials and email from your college or graduate school for the detailed course enrollment information.

Yonsei University Student ID card can be used as a transportation card (rechargeable), debit card, access card for the dormitories and libraries, electronic attendance.

Application period will be open just before the new semester begins.

Please check the details at Yonsei Life > Yonsei ID & Banking.

Foreigners intending to stay in Korea for more than 90 days after entry are required to do Foreigner Registration at the immigration office.

Yonsei OIA(Office of International Affairs) will be operating KISF visa agency service(group application) to assist international students every semester, which is early March or early September when the new semester begins.

Please check the details at Visa & Immigration > For Students > Maintaining Visa Status

If your address, mobile number, email address in Korea is determined, you are required to update your personal information at Yonsei Portal when the new semester begins.

Please check the details at Yonsei Portal > Log in > My Page

Newly admitted international students are required to upload the Agreement Form onto Yonsei Portal for collection and usage of personal information intended for NHIS.

In the event of defaulting health insurance premiums, the NHIS will forward the records of arrears to the immigration office, and the immigration office restricts the extension of visas for such students. Thus, our school wishes to check the list of students in arrears. For such purpose, students are advised to submit the form.

Please check the details at Yonsei Life > Health & Social Security.

Now it is time to explore Yonsei and Korea. As a student at Yonsei University, you are encouraged to participate in all aspects of life on and off campus. It is also highly recommended for you to keep a safety guideline with you at all times.

Please check the details at Yonsei Life > Living in Korea > Practical Matters

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