Welcome to the University of Utah!

Soon you’ll be on the exciting University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. Before you arrive, complete the steps below to avoid common issues or delays for international students.

Contact your advisor.

We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.
Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local personal advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp, or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

North Asia

North </br>America

North
America

Latin </br>America

Latin
America

Africa

Africa

South </br>Asia

South
Asia

Southeast </br>Asia

Southeast
Asia

Middle East/</br>North Africa

Middle East/
North Africa

Russia/</br>Central Asia

Russia/
Central Asia

China

Maryna

Tel:+380 97 159 06 09WhatsApp:+380 97 159 06 09Skype:mkyselova14Email Maryna

Chau (Vietnam)

Tel:+84 908.792.892WhatsApp:+84 908.792.892Skype:diemchau.dtEmail Chau

Shayan (Pakistan)

Tel:+923358220020WhatsApp:+923358220020Skype:shayanchawlaEmail Shayan

Shirin

Tel:+971.52.358.5215WhatsApp:+971.52.358.5215Skype:shirin_elchami_1Email Shirin

Suan (Korea)

Mobile:+82-10-4947-9065Kakao App:liliana67Email Suan

Abbie (North Asia, Exc. Korea)

Tel:+852 8481 0532WhatsApp:+852 8481 0532Email Abbie

Tomi - Africa

WhatsApp:+234.703.414.1021Skype:Tomi AfilakaTel:+234.703.414.1021Email Tomi

Jacob

WhatsApp:+1.857.529.7237Skype:Jacob MobergTel:+1.857.529.7237Email Jacob

George – LATAM

WhatsApp:+57.301.521.6058Skype:georgelalcantaraTel:+57.301.521.6058Email George
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Hoang - (Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+84.937.225.295Skype:hoangvtb1983Tel:+84.937.225.295Email Hoang

Saranya - (SE Asia exc. Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66.96.982.0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66.96.982.0007Email Saranya
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Sakshi

WhatsApp:+91.995.351.0160Skype:arorasakshi187Tel:+91.995.351.0160Email Sakshi

Sonam

WhatsApp:+91.895.004.9050Skype:sonar.parashar3Tel:+91.999.647.1494Email Sonam

Unnati

WhatsApp:+91.972.501.2676Skype:+91.972.501.2676Tel:+91.972.501.2676Email Unnati

Viraja – South Asia (India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja

Alice – South and West China

QQ:1196954619Tel:+86 15928933132Email Alice
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Annie - South China

QQ:372883924Tel:+86.135.7055.0749Email Annie
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Jane - West China

QQ:2269164Tel:+86.159.2876.6884Email Jane

Kelly – Central China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.018.06534Email Kelly
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Lisha - North China

QQ:372883924Tel:+86.183.1016.8200Email Lisha
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Mark - East China

QQ:372883924Tel:+86.158.0062.4575Email Mark

Vicky – North China

QQ:1925259247Tel:+86.135.2182.7910Email Vicky

Complete your Pre-Arrival Checklist.

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After you receive the electronic copy of your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:

  1. Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
  2. Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
  3. Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.

After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and your scheduled appointment may be several weeks out.

  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-90 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive, and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your personal Enrollment Advisor of the date and Embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:

Check out the two videos below that will help you on how to apply and prepare for your visa interview.

Other links that international students find useful:

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When purchasing your ticket, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

Once you book your travel, visit utahglobal.org/arrival to enter your travel itinerary and confirm your free airport pickup if required. Airport transfer is available at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). These important details will help the campus team prepare for your arrival and make your big day go as smoothly as possible.

Move-In Dates

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
International Direct August 12, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 6, 2020
Academic Accelerator Program August 12, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 6, 2020
Extended Accelerator Program August 12, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 6, 2020
Pre-Sessional English  August 12, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 6, 2020
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Making your payment in full two weeks before you arrive will help avoid delays with enrollment.

Choose between two ways to submit payment for tuition and fees:

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit the University of Utah’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
  • Wire transfer: Find the wire transfer information on your offer letter. When making the transaction, be sure to include the student’s name and birthday.
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Please complete the following forms:

Steps to Download and Register for UTA Year.One:

Tab: Download and Login to Year.One App on Phone
Details within tab:

    1. Open your App store on your smart phone
    2. Search “Year.One”

Year One App first page

    1. Download the app
    2. Click “New to Year.One? Register”

Register on Year One App

    1. Enter your “Deposit ID/ Student ID”. This is found on your Conditional Offer Letter.

Register ID / Student ID

  1. After you click “Next”, you will be prompted to enter a new User ID and password. Once you create these, write them down in a safe place so you can log on in the future!

Helpful Resources

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Next Steps Brochure

This useful brochure is full of information on your I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack, and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the University of Utah campus.

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Immigration Guide

This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in Utah.

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Pre-Arrival Checklist

Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the University of Utah campus.

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Orientation Schedule

Here’s an example of what your orientation schedule might look like. During orientation, you will receive a full campus tour, see the sights around Salt Lake City, and get to know your fellow international students!

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Academic Calendar

Plan ahead! This calendar tells you when classes start and end, and when holidays and exams are happening.