It is the University’s responsibility to ensure that persons coming to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are properly documented for entry to the United States.
There are many complex rules and regulations that govern the entrance of international students into the United States. It is your responsibility to:
Obtaining a VISA
In order to enter the U.S., you must obtain a J-1 or F-1 visa from the United States Embassy or Consulate in your home country. After being admitted, you should apply for your visa immediately in order to avoid delays.
When preparing for your visa interview you will need to remember the following:
Specific requirements for visa application procedures may be obtained from the website for the U.S. consulate. A list of consulate websites can be found at: http://usembassy.state.gov.
Important Note for Students Applying for F1 Visas: As soon as you are able, please let us know the date, time, location and appointment number for your visa interview so we can provide additional documentation if necessary. This information should be sent to the International Admissions Representative.