What Next?

Upon acceptance, you will receive an email providing shipping information for your acceptance packet to be mailed to you. Watch your email closely because this is how you will be notified of documents missing and when an admissions decision has been made.

The acceptance packet will be mailed to you by standard mail or courier. It will include your acceptance letter, I-20 (if applicable), information regarding the I-901 fee, orientation and housing.

You need to attain an F-1 Visa.

Received an F-1 Visa - What's Next?

  1. Confirm your attendance by emailing sis@weber.edu
  2. Make your housing arrangements:
  3. Arrive on campus at least one week before classes begin
  4. Make transportation arrangements:

    • Complete the Transportation Request Form (Save this PDF to your desktop. Open from desktop, complete form and submit) or contact ISSC no later than two weeks prior to arrival if you need transportation from the Salt Lake City International Airport to WSU Housing

      • If free shuttle service is available, we will send you a confirmation along with detailed instructions on how, where, and when to find the shuttle at the airport. Please be aware that there may only be two shuttle trips a day. This may mean that you may have to wait for several hours for your shuttle ride.
    • You are welcome to schedule and pay for your own transportation through any of these services:

      • XPRESS Shuttle: 1-800-397-0773 or 801-596-1600
      • Salt Lake Express: Choose Depart: Salt Lake City, UT – Airport, Arrive: Ogden, Utah – Flying J Exit 343, then take taxi to Weber State University, Housing and Residence Life.
      • More ground transportation options available at the Salt Lake City International Airport
      • Your arrival destination is: Weber State University, Housing and Residence Life - 1321 E 4600 S Ogden, Utah 84403 if you are going to live in the dormitories/residence halls on campus. Make sure you have a housing contract before arriving.
  5. Check in with the ISSC office upon arriving at WSU

    • Bring in your passport
    • I-20
    • I-94 form
    • Proof of Health Insurance
    • Receipt for $200 SEVIS Fee I-901 Payment
    • We are located in room 143 in the Student Services Center | Campus Map
  6. Attend the required orientation

 

New Student Checklist Upon Arriving to WSU

  1. Document Check and Required Orientation
    Come to ISSC in Room 143 Student Service Building for document check and required orientation. See orientation dates on this page to the right. Please bring your I-20 (make sure you bring pages 1 and 3) or DS-2019, passport, visa, I-94 card, previous I-20/DS-2019 (if applicable), admission letter, and sponsor letter (if applicable), Dependent I-20/DS-2019 (if applicable), and Dependent I-94 card (if applicable).
  2. Complete Transfer
    (Only for those students coming from another U.S. college or university).
  3. Contact Your College/Department
    You will need to obtain necessary permissions for registration. You may also be expected to attend a college and/or department orientation.
  4. Confirm Teaching/Research Assistantships
    If you are a graduate student with an assistantship, confirm it with your department as soon as possible.
  5. Obtain ID
    • Student ID ("Wildcat Card")
    • Drivers License/UT State ID
    • Social Security Number
    • Individual Taxpayer ID Number
  6. Register for Classes
    After you have removed all holds (temporarily or permanently) from your record, and have met with your college or department advisor, it may be possible to register for classes. Most new students, especially undergraduates, will register during their college orientation.
  7. Pay Tuition & Fees
    You will pay your tuition and fees when you receive a billing statement on your student portal.

Document Checklist

Please bring your:

  • I-20 or DS-2019
  • passport, visa
  • I-94 card
  • Previous school's I-20/DS-2019(if applicable)
  • Admission letter
  • Graduate Assistantship (TA/RA) offer letter (if applicable)
  • Sponsor letter (if applicable)
  • Dependent I-20/DS-2019 (if applicable)
  • Dependent I-94 card (if applicable)

Orientation

Spring 2016

  • ESL Placement Test: Monday, January 4, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • ESL Placement Test Results: Tuesday, January 5, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Campus Tour and Orientation: Wednesday, January 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Class Work Begins: Monday, January 11, 2016

Summer 2016

  • ESL Placement Testing: Monday, May 2, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • ESL Placement Test Results: Tuesday, May 3, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Campus Tour and Orientation: Wednesday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Class Work Begins: Monday, May 9, 2016

Fall 2016

  • ESL Placement Testing: Monday, August 22, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • ESL Placement Test Results: Tuesday, August 23, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Campus Tour and Orientation: Wednesday, August 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Class Work Begins: Monday, August 29, 2016