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Next Steps International Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Texas State University and welcome to the Bobcat Family! Get started today on these next steps.

Our International Office provides extensive services to our international students and scholars. Feel free to contact the office for assistance and support. They also have a helpful website with more information on post-admittance requirements.


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F-1/J-1 Student Visas

Current Student Visa holders and first-time applicants must complete their immigration actions to transfer their SEVIS record or get their first I-20 and visa. For more information, contact Texas State's International Student Services office.


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Register for New Student Orientation

International students are required to attend a two-part orientation the week before classes start. The first part will be New Student Orientation, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and will be an opportunity to meet your academic advisor and register for classes. The second part is hosted by the International Office and will allow you to learn about support services and campus resources. Please note that you must register for both sessions. If you have questions, please contact nso@txstate.edu.


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Get Vaccinated

As a new Bobcat, you are required by Texas law to provide proof of immunization against bacterial meningitis or an affidavit of exemption. To assist you in complying with the law, Texas State has contracted with Magnus Health Technology, Inc. to collect and verify your medical documents. Learn more about meningitis immunization.

 

Please wait until the following dates to submit your document online:

For Fall Enrollments: March 25

For Spring Enrollments: August 15

For Summer Enrollments: November 1


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Investigate Your Housing Options

From on-campus housing to off-campus options, we have resources available to help you find your home at Texas State! You may be required to live on campus. Please visit the International Office's Housing Options page for more details on housing requirements and options.


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Send Your Final Transcripts

Whether you're finishing high school or are attending classes at another university or community college, we'll need an official transcript showing your final grades. Once you've completed course work, submit an official copy of your transcript to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 429 N. Guadalupe Street, San Marcos, TX 78666.


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Explore Financial Aid & Scholarships

Your education is a major investment. We want to help you afford it. Scholarship funds can be great opportunity to boost your available college funding. International students may apply for scholarships. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is a great resource to learn more about scholarships for international students.

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