Visa Sponsorship

5/22/2020: The IPO Is closed to the public but still processing Visa Sponsorship E-Forms.

Visa Sponsorship

If you have sent an email to our office, please give us 2-3 business days for processing/reply. Remember to fill out your E-Forms – please refer to the visa sponsorship email that was sent to you. Please check your email spam folder and inbox for  emails from the IPO.

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

If you have a question, please email us.

If you need help completing your visa sponsorship request with IPO, join us on Zoom. More information can be found here.

  1. Confirm your place at UMass Amherst! before you submit any documents to request visa sponsorship document.
  2. Submit your E-Form per your Visa Sponsorship email.

Graduate Students

If you have a question, please email us.

If you need help completing your visa sponsorship request with IPO, join us on Zoom. More information can be found here.

  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 your E-Form per your Visa Sponsorship email.

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