International Student & Scholar Services
Other Requirements for all incoming students:
- Language Requirements - If your first language is not English, you must submit an official TOEFL score. If
the TOEFL score does not meet our school’s standards or if you did not take the TOEFL
exam, you will be required to take our in-house Language Proficiency Test when you
arrive at UIW. Intensive ESL classes at UIW are taught by ELS Language Centers, and may be required upon the results of this exam. International students, are required
to pay the session fees. Theses session fees are per session and are in addition to
UIW tuition. For more information, visit www.uiw.edu/intl/uiwesl.html .
- Health Insurance Requirements - All international students, including exchange visitors, are required to participate
in the “Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan” provided through our school.
No other health insurance will be accepted. Each student will be automatically enrolled
and charged health insurance fees along with tuition and other fees to their student
- U.S. Entry Policy: If at any point before you enter the US, you decide to attend another US institution, not UIW, email firstname.lastname@example.org your new plans and we will update your immigration record, you may or may not need
to apply for a new visa for your new U.S. institution. However, once you enter the US with an I-20 or DS-2019 from our university, you are required to attend our university for one semester before you are eligible
to transfer to another institution. If you do not use the enclosed “Certificate of Eligibility” to obtain a visa or if
you can’t come to the school as planned, you must email email@example.com your new plans.
- Late Arrival Policy: Late arrival is not acceptable; arriving late will place you at an academic disadvantage
as well as complicate your visa status. If you are denied a visa, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org