Enrollment & Arrival

Enrollment

A formal letter of acceptance from Immaculata University will indicate that all admissions requirements have been met. To enroll, send in your deposit, which is $500 if you wish to live on campus and $250 if you do not plan to live on campus.

Arrival

After you enroll, a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) will be issued to you, indicating the length of time you will be granted for study in the United States. You are expected to arrive in the United States by the date indicated on your Form I-20. The International Student Orientation at Immaculata University is scheduled for the Saturday before classes begin.

You must present your Form I-20 to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate along with your passport and Immaculata University acceptance letter when applying for the F-1 visa. Your passport should be valid for at least six months beyond the date of completion of studies.

You should be prepared to provide proof of residence abroad to which you intend to return after completing your studies.

When traveling to the United States, carry the following documents:

  • Passport, which includes immigration documents with visa and SEVIS fee receipt
  • SEVIS Form I-20
  • Evidence of financial resources
  • Evidence of student status
  • Contact information for the principal Designated School Official (DSO) at Immaculata, Sister Catarin Conjar, 610-647-4400 ext. 3116. Other DSOs are Kate Kearney, 610-647-4400 ext. 3239, and Sueann Robbins, 610-647-4400 ext. 3223.

Upon arrival in the United States, proceed to the Department of Homeland Security station at the port of entry. Have the following documents ready: passport, SEVIS I-20, Form I-94 Arrival-Departure Record, and CF-6059 Customs Declaration Form. The Form I-94 should reflect your home address.

It is important that the inspecting officer stamp the documents. If you are asked to proceed to a “secondary inspection,” it is essential that you have the name and number of one or more of the contact people listed above.


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