UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
It is the University’s responsibility to ensure persons coming to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are properly documented for entry to the United States (U.S.).
There are many complex rules and regulations governing the entrance of international students into the United States. It is your responsibility to:
Once you receive your email from International Student Services informing you of your acceptance to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, you can request the documents you need to obtain a visa. It is recommended you request your immigration documentation immediately to avoid delays in your visa application process.
Immigration documents will be sent to you through eShipGlobal University Express Mail Services (UEMS), a trackable delivery option that allows you to receive your documents in a safe, quick, and dependable manner.
Follow the instructions in our printable guide to order your documents through eShipGlobal. These instructions will also be provided to you by email from the International Student Services office.
In order to enter the U.S., you must obtain an F-1 visa (degree-seeking students) or J-1 visa (exchange visitors) from the United States Embassy or Consulate in your home country.
Ensure you have completed the following requirements before your visa interview:
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: https://www.usembassy.gov/.
Important Note for Students Applying for F-1 and J-1 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.