The information on this page provides an overview of the immigration steps you can begin work on today:

1. PAY DEPOSIT

Students admitted to a graduate program in the College of Arts & Sciences or Sawyer Business School must submit a non-refundable tuition deposit by the date listed on your acceptance letter to reserve a place in the entering class. The non-refundable deposit is credited to the tuition bill at the time of registration. 

2. SUBMIT STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Mail a complete Certificate of Finances or Bank Statement to the Office of Graduate Admission

3. OBTAIN AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT

The Office of Graduate Admission will issue your immigration document (I-20) approximately 2-3 weeks after receiving your Confidential Declaration of Finances Form or Bank Statement and tuition deposit. The I-20 will be sent to you via courier service to the address listed on your application.  

4. Please fill out the transfer release form if you are an incoming transfer student.

 

4. APPLY FOR THE F-1 STUDENT VISA

After you receive your I-20, you will be ready to apply for the F-1 Student Visa. F-1 Visa Application Instructions

SPRING 2015 TIMELINE

DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Tuition deposit deadline
DECEMBER 15 Spring semester tuition balance due
JANUARY 20 First day of spring classes
JANUARY 30 Deadline to review and submit health and immunization records
JANUARY 31 Deadline to waive University-sponsored health insurance plan