Steps to Apply: J-1 Exchange Visitor Student

To Apply as a J-1 Exchange Visitor Student:

  1. Work with your home institution to formalize your exchange with Weber State University.
  2. Be approved by the sponsoring department.
  3. Complete the steps for the application below.
  4. Complete a course request form with your sponsoring department.

Application

Complete the International Student Application
You will be able to upload most required documents online.

Required Documents

  1. PASSPORT

    Provide a readable copy of the identification page of your passport that lists your name, date of birth, and expiration date.

  2. BANK STATEMENT AND BANK LETTER

    Provide a bank statement and bank letter that shows the required funds are available for your use. Bank documents should be in English, printed on letterhead and certified with signature and stamp from a bank official.

    Required funds: $26,480 for one year or $13,240 for one semester for undergraduate students.

    If tuition is being provided by the university, please show at least $13,240 for one year or $6,620 for one semester.

  3. FINANCIAL GUARANTEE FORM

    If the bank statement and bank letter are from your personal account, complete Section 1: Personal Funds on the Financial Guarantee Form. If the bank statement is owned by a family member or other sponsor, please ask that person to complete and sign Section 2: Sponsor or Family Funds on the Financial Guarantee Form.

  4. TRANSCRIPTS

    Send official transcripts from your university.

  5. PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE

    Health Insurance coverage is required for all Exchange Visitors. The US Department of State has specific minimum requirements for Exchange Visitors. Weber State University offers health insurance through Relations Insurance that meets the State Department requirements. Please log on to the website below to purchase health insurance prior to arrival.  Please contact the International Student and Scholar Center if you have any questions.
    Purchase Health Insurance

Once all required documents have been received we will review your application and admissions decision. Upon acceptance, you will receive an email providing shipping information for your acceptance packet to be mailed to you. Contact intladmissions@weber.edu with any questions.

What to do after accepted