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Road Map for New International Students


Congratulations International Students!

You've made a great decision by choosing to attend the University of New Haven. We are committed to making the transition to the United States and UNH as easy as possible for you!

This website will provide you with a step-by-step list of everything you need to do before classes begin. You can get started with Step 1 below!
Your Journey Starts Here!
Many people are working hard behind the scenes to prepare for your arrival. There are several things we need you to complete before you can begin classes. Start this process right here by reading these simple instructions.

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Pre-Departure Requirements
Before traveling to the United States, provide proof of your English language proficiency and submit documents showing proof of financial support.

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All Students must pay a deposit to reserve their space at UNH.

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Before traveling to the United States, you must obtain a student visa. This requires paying a fee and visiting the embassy.

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Several forms and transcripts must be submitted to our International Admissions team to complete the application process.

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All UNH students must submit proof of some immunizations and other required health forms before they can attend classes.

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In this step, you will review information about the UNH Health Insurance policy.

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You should determine where you want to live before arriving in the United States. There are different options for international Undergraduate and Graduate students.

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You have the opportunity to submit a Charger Card ID photo rather than having one taken at orientation. Save time and choose your own photo!

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Departure and Travel
Please review this information closely BEFORE departing for the U.S. It contains important information about what to expect at your Customs and Border Protection entry interview.

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This step includes information about traveling to the U.S., what to expect at the airport, and information about transportation and lodging once you arrive in the U.S.

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After Arriving at University of New Haven
UNH and the International Services Office hold mandatory orientation sessions for international undergraduate and graduate students, prior to the start of classes.

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Some undergraduate students will need to take math and English placement tests.

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In this step, you will view options for paying your tuition bill.

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We have compiled videos and links that will be helpful to incoming international students, to ensure that they are prepared for classes and life at UNH.

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