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Information for International Undergraduates

International Undergraduates

Accepted International Freshman Checklist

These checklists are for freshman international students who have been admitted to UT Arlington.

Before You Arrive in the United States

  • Apply early for a visa to study in the U.S.
  • Review your Pre-Arrival letter posted on the UTA Office of International Education website
  • Submit bacterial meningitis vaccination documentation to Magnus Health SMR
  • If you plan to live on campus, submit your housing applicaiton online.

After You Arrive in the United States

  • Attend one of the international student orientation programs (dates are also in your Pre-Arrival letter)
  • Remember to bring the following documents with you orientation
    • Passport
    • I-94 "Arrival/Departure" card
    • I-20 or DS 2019
    • UT Arlington Acceptance letter
  • Update your physical address in MyMav
  • Purchase UTA student health insurance at orientation or supply proof of coverage (more details are included in your Pre-Arrival Letter)
  • Register for classes in MyMav
  • After you have registered for classes, see what textbooks your professors require by logging into your Student Center in MyMav.  You can purchase textbooks online from the UTA Bookstore
  • Get your Mav ID card made at the Mav Express Office in the University Center
  • Pay tuition on MyMav by the payment deadline
  • Attend classes