Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2019

Tuesday, November 26

  • Last day for full program admission and I-20/DS-2019 eligible for students overseas (except transfer I-20 requests) (Five business days before SEVIS last day for overseas shipping)

Wednesday, December 4

  • Initial (new) students may enter the U.S. (30 days before program start date)

Wednesday, December 4

  • Last day for overseas shipping (30 days prior to the beginning of class)

Friday, December 20

  • Last day for full program admission and I-20/DS-2019 eligible for students transferring from another U.S. institution (Five business days before SEVIS transfer completion)

Monday, December 16 

  • Bachelor’s, graduate certificate, master's, specialist and doctoral students (including Change of Level and Change of Status): mandatory SEVIS Check-ins begin

Thursday, January 2

  • ESL Placement Test

Friday, January 3

  • Program Start Date: Date student needs to report to the school
  • Bachelor’s, graduate certificate, master's, specialist and doctoral students (including Change of Level and Change of Status): mandatory UNITED International Student Orientation

Friday, January 3

  • Complete SEVIS transfer and I-20 issuance for students transferring from a U.S. institution.

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