Check List for your Admission and I-Steps

  • Apply Online or Paper Application requires $25.00 for Undergraduate and professional studies or graduate application requires $50.00.
  • Provide Transcripts – High School Transcripts should present general point average (GPA) and completion date. Transfer students must request their international transcripts through WES – ICAP. United States university/college transcripts will be mailed directly to WAU Office of Admissions for undergraduate program. For School of Graduate Program and Professional Studies, you must mail it to SGPS address.
  • Letter of Admission Decision
  • Complete Financial Certification Form
  • Schedule a meeting or conference call with WAU DSO to submit Financial Certification Form
  • Pay confirmation fee $1,000
  • Request date of I-20 submission from your DSO– 60 days prior to first day of class (Date Submitted:____)
  • DSO will notify I-20 Approval SEVIS (Date Approved:_______)
  • Student will make an appointment with consulate/embassy (I-20 is required. Supplemental documents that are required will be outlined by the student’s Embassy/Consulate. Please refer to the USCIS website for the list of documentation required: www.uscis.gov )
  • Student will inform DSO about Visa Status via email – 30 days prior to first day of class
  • Announce arrival date to the campus via email
  • Speak with advisor and Register in classes – full time (12 credits for undergraduate and 6 hours for graduate program) Note: validated I-20, I-94 card and passport are required for verification purposes.
  • Schedule an appointment with DSO to activate I-20 status in SEVIS
  • 30 Days before next semester start, schedule a meeting with DSO to update status