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University offers different shuttle services to International students as listed
A-State Shuttle transport students to and from Memphis International Airport.
The Shopping Shuttle makes stops at the following locations: Turtle Creek Mall, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart (Highland Drive only), Kroger, Asian Market, Aldi's and Caraway Plaza. The International Shopping Shuttle meets in from of the fountain across from Student Union.
There will be a shuttle to bank, DMV, and Social Security office every third Tuesday of the semester (with exception to January and August since it’s the first of the semester), from 1-5 p.m. The shuttle will pick-up at the fountain on the hour, with the last pick-up at 3 p.m.
The dates this service runs on the following Tuesdays each month in 2019 are:
January 15th and 22nd (the 3rd and 4th Tuesday)
February 19th (the 3rd Tuesday)
March 19th (the 3rd Tuesday)
April 16th (the 3rd Tuesday)
May 21st (the 3rd Tuesday)
June 18th (the 3rd Tuesday)
July 16th (the 3rd Tuesday)
August 20th and 27th (the 3rd and 4th Tuesday)
September 17th (the 3rd Tuesday)
October 15th (the 3rd Tuesday)
November 19th (the 3rd Tuesday)
December 17th (the 3rd Tuesday)
3rd Saturday of the month-Memphis International Farmer's Market-leaves from the Fountain at 9 am and returns back to campus around 2 p.m.
206 Southwest Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Secondary Documents (Proof of Identity)
Visit here for additional information: http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/driverServices/Pages/FAQ's.aspx#e
You will need a valid signature in order to re-enter the United States during your program of study or while you are on OPT. Travel signatures are valid for one year while you are a student and for six months during OPT. In order to get a new travel signatures, you can drop off your I20 at International Student Services and pick it up the next business day. If your travel signature lines are full, please let us know one week in advance in order to request a new I-20. If you are not in Jonesboro and need a travel signature, you have two options
The I-94 is your U.S. arrival and departure record which is issued by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It confirms that you have been legally admitted into the United States in a particular visa category. As of 2013, you will be issued an electronic I-94. Your most recent I-94 and travel history can be found on the CBP website here: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/home
If you arrive at the U.S. port of entry without all of your required documents or with unsigned documents, you may be denied entry. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers also have the right to issue you a form I-515A, which allows you temporary entry into the U.S. for 30 days. If you are issued a form I-515A, you must contact the Immigration Advisor and follow the instructions given to you on the I-515A.
Documents Required for Re-Entry Into the U.S.
Additional Recommended Documentation:
Travel After Program Completion
The 60 day grace period following program completion is meant to allow time to prepare to return home, transfer to a new school, or travel within the United States. Traveling to another country during your grace period can be complicated, particularly if your plans include transferring your SEVIS record or applying for OPT in the near future. Without careful planning, you may experience travel interruptions in order to return to the U.S. Please consult your Immigration Advisor if you have doubts about your plans.
OPT Applicants: Traveling after your program end date but before you have received your EAD card can be risky. Reduce your risk of encountering difficulties by postponing all unnecessary travel until after you receive your EAD card. Please be aware that if you need to renew your visa while on OPT, you must have a job offer letter in order to do so.
Traveling in between programs: Please consult your Immigration Advisor if you are transferring your SEVIS record to another school and plan to travel internationally prior to starting your new program.