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International Student Resources​

This page will continue to be updated to reflect resources specific to international students. 

Admit Packet

The International Student Admit Packets include next steps for International Students, including instructions for completing the Declaration and Certification of Finances (DCOF).

Declaration & Certification of Finances (DCOF)

Detailed information about the DCOF process and requirements is provided in the admit packets. You can access the DCOF form directly here.

English Language Proficiency Exam

All international students are required to take an English Language Proficiency exam when they arrive on campus. The exam has two parts: writing and listening/speaking. Please see instructions below for each exam.

Listening/Speaking: You will need to take an oral listening and speaking exam as soon as you arrive in St. Louis. You must schedule an appointment time for your exam. To schedule your exam:

  •  Please visit this link to schedule your appointment. 
  • Click the button that says, "To add appointments to the schedule please sign in." 
  • Then, select "Create a new user account" and create new credentials.
  • Once you are logged-into the system, schedule an appointment time by clicking an open white space. 
  • All exams are held on the Brown School campus in Hillman Hall, Room 101.

Writing: The written exam is held during international student orientation. It is very important you attend the full international student orientation.

What happens if I do not pass my exam? If you do not pass your exam, you will be enrolled in a two-credit English language course at the Brown School that will meet on Fridays throughout the fall semester. You will not have to pay additional tuition for this course, and the two credits do not count toward your fall course enrollment limits.

International Student Orientation

Save the date for International Student Orientation, scheduled on August 15 & 16, 2019. International students are also required to attend New Student Orientation from August 19-23, 2019. Additional information will be available in summer 2019.

Office for International Students & Scholars (OISS)

Additional information about OISS is provided in your admit packet. To learn more about OISS and the resources they provide for international students, please visit their website

International Student Roommate Finder

Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis created a roommate finder exclusively for international students. You can log-in with your @wustl.edu email address to get started. Visit the Olin Roommate Finder.