How to Obtain Your Visa Document

The International Programs Office (IPO) sponsors visas for students who have been admitted to the University.

Please remember: IPO is a separate office from both the Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Offices. IPO cannot provide visa sponsorship for any part-time and/or online programs offered at the University.


HOW TO REQUEST YOUR VISA DOCUMENT:

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

  1. Confirm your place at Umass Amherst! before you submit any documents to request visa sponsorship document.
  2. Submit all required documents directly to International Programs per your Visa Sponsorship email.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  1. Confirm your intention to enroll to the Graduate Admissions Office. Information can be found on your admission letter provided by graduate admissions.
  2. Submit all required documents directly to International Programs per your Visa Sponsorship email.

Additional Resources

J-1 VISA ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION

SEVIS (I-901) FEE WEBSITE