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International Student Resources​

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

International students are encouraged to share their visa status and U.S. arrival plans with the Office of Admissions ( as soon as possible. 

Admit Packet

Read the International Student Admit Packet here. The packet offers important 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 can be found in the admit packet. You can access the DCOF form and other resources here.

Office for International Students & Scholars (OISS) 

To learn more about OISS and the resources they provide for international students, please visit their website

Important Dates for International Students

  • May 1*: Deadline to confirm intent to enroll for Fall 2022 semester, submit non-refundable advance tuition deposit, and submit Declaration & Certification of Finances (DCOF)
  • Late May: Instructions sent via email for course registration and other enrollment procedures
  • Early June: Instructions sent via email for creating a WUSTL Key and accessing University systems
  • Early June: Academic Advisor will reach out to discuss fall course registration
  • Mid-June: Fall course registration opens for incoming students (More details to come)
  • Mid-July: Instructions to register for New Student Orientation sent via email
  • Beginning July 22: Arrive in St. Louis
  • August 8 - 18: “BSW Intensive: Bridge to Brown” course for MSW advanced standing students - required
    for advanced standing MSW students
  • August 21: Final date for international students to arrive in the U.S. for the Fall 2022 semester
  • August 22 & 23: International Student Orientation - required for international students
  • August 24 - 26: Brown School New Student Orientation - required for all incoming students
*Applicants admitted after April 15 must respond by the deadline provided in their admissions notification.