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International Students

The International Student and Scholar staff look forward to helping you get the most from your academic journey at the University of Maryland. We will help you with admissions, immigration, housing, employment and community life. We can also give you information on how to travel and study abroad in the U.S. and overseas.

International students play a very important role in the University of Maryland community.

The campus diversity and proximity to the Washington D.C. metro area provide you many opportunities to make your stay here in the U.S. a memorable and beneficial one.

We hope your time here at the University of Maryland will be successful and enjoyable!

Getting Your I-20/DS-2019

Congratulations on your admission to the university. In order to obtain your visa, you will need an I-20 or DS-2019. 

Learn the next steps to getting your I-20 or DS-2019.

Before you Arrive

Prepare you for your upcoming journey to Maryland.

Pre-Arrival Activities

Fulbright Students

Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant and choosing the University of Maryland. 

Learn more about the process and who to contact at UMD.

Immigrant Origin Students (Undocumented)

ISSS welcomes all undergraduate students regardless of citizenship status.

Support Resources

Pre-Arrival Frequently Asked Questions

Questions we often get from newly admitted international students

A collection of frequently asked questions and answers
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