Applying for a Visa
As a student who wants to study in South Korea, you must obtain a student visa from a Korean Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence. This can be obtained after preparing all the required documents to enter Korea, including your INU admission letter. Information on how to apply for or extend your student Visa is published on the International Service Center website.
Official Student ID Card
Your student ID card is official identification, but it is also your bank check card and can be used purchase most everything on campus like meals, books and so on. As a new international student, you need to visit the Nonghyup Bank Business Office in person after you arrive at INU to order your card. You first card is free, but if your card is lost or stolen you will pay a re-issuance fee to get a replacement. Return your card when the expiration date has passed or if you take a leave of absence or withdraw from INU.
- Who needs a card: All students
- Where to get your card: Nonghyup Business Office (Student Union 1st floor)
- Cost: Free
- When: Within two weeks of your admission
- What to bring: Recent passport size photo (3x4cm) and your current ID card (passport)
- Online Smart ID: To register, log in the Portal and click the Quick Menu on the right of the page.
Student IT Services
Information Technology Services (IT Services) provides central technology services and digital campus support to INU student, faculty and staff. Our aim is to provide you with effective ways to work online, share information and collaborate using technology.
is your one-stop access to INU's information systems that includes class registration, grades, email, e-learning applications and so on.
You can log into the portal with your student ID number and password (usually the first 6 digits of your alien registration number).
- To change your university email, log into the Portal page.
- Click the 'mail' icon on the left of page.
- In the popup dialog, enter your prefered email address in the blank field.
- Click the save button.
- INU-Wireless is for students, faculty and employees. Your username is your student or employee ID number. Your password in the first 6 digits plus the last 2 digits of you alien registration number.
- U+village is provided by mobile phone carriers (KT, SK and LG). The password is lguplus100.
- T Wifi Zone requires a mobile phone carrier ID. Sign up to access it on http://www.tworld.co.kr.
- KT Olleh is only for KT mobile phone service customers.
Printing, Copying & Scanning
- Copy machines are avialble in the lobies of most academic buildings on campus.
- The printing charge is ₩40 KRW per page using your Transit Pass (t-money) or credit card.
Smart Campus App
- INU's mobile app provides quick access to notifications, your class schedule, grades, cafeteria menu and so on.
- You can download and install the app from the Google Play store. Click here for the webpage.
Help & Support
- IT Help Line call: ext. 8888 on cmapus or 032-835-8888.
- IT Office: Building #4, room 208, open 9:00-18:00.
Student Support Center
International Student Services Center (ISSC) is here to help you understand and make the most of your INU education experience. We are your go-to resource for emotional support, social events and culture activities.
- Location: Welfare Center (Building No.11, Room No. 406)
- Operation hours: Weekdays 10:00 - 18:00
- Facilities: Study room and rest area (sofas, magazines, board games, computers, tables, etc.)
- Cost: Free
- Run by: International Student Support Committee
- The function of the committee is to promote domestic student and international student exchanges for the purpose of helping international students adjust to school life in Korea. Additionally, the committee is responsible for organizing on/off campus events and assisting international students.
Health & Medical Care
Located on the Building #28, the Health Services Center provides medical service to students, faculty, and staff. It is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm from Monday through Friday. There is a pharmacy on nearly every block in Songdo and you can consult with a pharmacist for treatment of common colds and minor complaints. However, you should visit a doctor for any persistent or serious problems. Drug brand names are usually the same as those found in other countries.
All international students are required to have health insurance. Information on how to register for health insurance is found on the International Service Center website.