New International Students

New and Incoming Students: welcome to Washington University in St. Louis and to the United States!

You are an important part of the WashU community, and we are proud of the diversity that you help us to create.

Here are some resources and forms that new international students may find helpful:

 

In addition, new international students will need to complete the following forms:

Financial Documentation

Undergraduate students

Contact Undergraduate Admissions for appropriate documentation.

Graduate students

Select the appropriate Declaration and Certification of Finances (DCOF) for your length of study.

New Student Statement of Support

New Student Status Forms

New Undergraduate students

New undergraduate students who are in the U.S. at the time of admission are required to complete the New Undergraduate Student Status Form form before the OISS will issue an I-20 or DS-2019.

New Graduate students

All new graduate students are required to complete the New Graduate Student Status Form form before the OISS will issue an I-20 or DS-2019.

Transfer Forms

Undergraduate students

Contact Undergraduate Admissions for the appropriate transfer form.

Graduate students

A transfer form is not needed by WashU, instead we ask you complete the New Graduate Student Status Form. However, if your current university wants a form to complete before they will release your SEVIS record, you can provide this Transfer In form.