Student information

  • Student Name
  • Department/Program
  • Dept Contact Name
  • Preferred Delivery Method

Electronic Documentation

Physical Documentation

  • Admit Letter*
  • Completed Affidavit of Financial Support showing funding for duration of program, if not fully funded.
    • If student is fully funded for the duration of the program, this fact must be included in the award or admit letter.
    • If student has prepaid all funds in advance, then a letter from the department stating this is required.
  • Documentation of English Language Proficiency
    • Acceptable documentation include IELTS/TOEFL score report, or if eligible for waiver, proof of enrollment (transcript) and/or citizenship (passport)
  • Financial Documentation (see below)
    • Letter showing WashU funding, if applicable
    • Proof of funds from financial institution
      • Personal funds and/or funds from a sponsor require a bank statement or signed bank letter on letterhead showing funds immediately available (less than six months old), in English
  • Currency Conversion, if not in ISD (recommended to use
  • Required if Dependents Included*
    • Dependent biographical information in TerraDotta
    • Passport biographical page
    • Proof of dependent funding

TerraDotta/MyOISS records are required for all international students, regardless of status and regardless of whether or not WashU will issue an I-20/DS-2019. Examples of non-WashU sponsored statuses include J-2, H-4, E-2, and Pending Permanent Residents.

The checklist items with an asterisk are required for non-WashU sponsored statuses.