Once enrolled at Dickinson, you will need to ensure you can legally study in the United States. A visa is a type of permission given by the government to visit or live here. In order to attend Dickinson, you will need a visa that specifically allows you to live here and go to school full-time.
If you do not currently live in the United States…
If you do not currently live in the U.S., Dickinson will help you apply for an F-1 student visa. The following pages will help you learn more about the application process:
- I-20 Checklist (information will be provided by the Office of Global Study and Engagement)
- Applying for Visa
- Immigration Glossary
If you already live in the United States with an F-1 visa…
If you already live in the U.S. with an F-1 visa, the Office of Global Study and Engagement will provide information about the F-1 SEVIS Transfer process.
If you already live in the United States with a different type of visa…
If you already live in the U.S. with a different type of visa, it may be beneficial for you to change status to a visa sponsored by Dickinson. For more information see the Other Visa Types page.