Congratulations, you've been admitted! Follow these steps to make sure you're ready in time to start your future!
You must apply and complete your application early to be assured on-campus accommodations. For more information visit the University Housing website (Res Life) or view the University's Housing Policy.
Student Visa holders transferring to Texas State from another U.S. institution must complete an SEVIS Record Transfer Form. Submit the completed form to Texas State's International Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Students may apply for scholarships. To learn more about these scholarships visit www.finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships/international.
For additional questions, go to the Financial Aid Answer Bank.
NSO is a mandatory program for all students. Transfer orientation is a one-day program. Gold (Freshman) NSO is a two-day, overnight program. Attendance is mandatory for all new students. While at orientation, you will meet your academic advisor and register for your classes.
International students outside the U.S. may attend a one day new student orientation prior to the beginning of classes. For information on International NSO, click here. If you would like information on late NSO dates, please fill out this form.
The Texas Success Initiative Program (TSIP) is a state-mandated assessment test. All new freshmen must satisfy the TSIP requirements or be exempt from the requirements before attending orientation. For further information, click the "Important Details" button below. If you have questions about this requirement, please visit the TSIP website or the TSIP Program office or call 512.245.3941.
All international students are required to have health insurance. Click here for specific requirements.
This is the second half of orientation for freshmen. PAWS Preview is a required event designed to help freshmen become better acquainted with campus and enable them to meet fellow freshmen Bobcats!
After your high school graduation or at the end of your last academic semester at another college, it is important that your final transcript be sent to the admissions office. If the transcript you sent does not show your final grades (and reflect your high school graduation, if it is a high school transcript), you need to send a follow up transcript that does.
For more information, email email@example.com or call 512.245.2364.
Whether or not you bring a vehicle to campus is up to you. If you do, know that parking is limited and you need to apply for a permit quickly.
Whether or not you bring a vehicle, we encourage you to explore the convenience of the Bobcat Tram system. If you DO decide to bring a vehicle here are some things you need to know:
As an incoming international student, you will have many other questions. This Resources link provides you with a list of resources on everything from scholarships to the Student Recreation Center.