Newly Accepted International Students

Dear Newly Accepted International Students:

Congratulations on your acceptance to Gallaudet University! You are beginning an exciting phase of your life, and we are pleased that you have chosen Gallaudet as your higher education institution.

You are now part of a rich and diverse student body of 200 international students representing 54 different countries. The Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA) provides information and services to international students, and works to foster international understanding on campus and in our community. Additionally, RSIA offers support and assistance regarding visas and other related immigration issues. We realize that attending a university in the United States may be a new and foreign experience for many of our international students. Please find below a guide filled with useful information:

Immigration Forms

I-20 Form Information
SEVIS Fee Information
Student Visa Information
Port of Entry

Student Financial Services Information

New Upfront Payment Information

Transfer Students (from other U.S. Universities) F-1 Transfer-In


International Student Orientation

We wish you the very best throughout your college years, and look forward to meeting you and learning more about you when you arrive at Gallaudet University. Travel safe, and we will see you soon!


Mona Blanchette McCubbin, PDSO
International Student Advisor
Research Support and International Affairs