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Application Priority Deadlines

TermUS StudentsInternational Students
FallMay 15Apr 15
SpringOct 15Sep 15
SummerApr 15Mar 15
No Graduate admissions for Summer term.*
 *The Homeland Security Graduate Program (MS) will offer summer admissions.

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Admissions Forms

Admission Next Steps - Please use this document to find out the next step in order to participate in course selection and registration all of the following tasks must be completed.

Record of Immunization - Letter from the Director of Health Services, notifying you of all required immunizations for all students including international students.

Intent to Enroll Form - Please confirm your intent to enroll by completing this form and returning to the Registrars Office.

Primary Proof of Residency Form - If you present proof of either form of residency as described below, you will be presumed to be a qualifying resident of the District of Columbia or Metropolitan Area. The Metropolitan Area, or Metro Area, includes the following counties: Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Arlington County, Alexandria County, and Fairfax County.  Note: There is no residency requirement for Community College students. Flagship students must provide proof of residency, if claiming resident or metro. For more information please view PPR Website.

International Student Forms

May 15 deadline for Fall Semester; September 15 deadline for Spring Semester; March 15 deadline for Summer Session

Affidavit of Financial Support - Required of applicants seeking F-1 Status

Arriving at a US Port of Entry - What a student can expect.

F-1 Extension Form - Application to extend academic program.

Reduce Course Load Request - F-1 Request for reduced course load (RCL).  General Information: A request for part-time attendance requires approval from the Designated School Official (DSO), and an Academic Advisor. If your reason for requesting a reduced course load is not described in the list below, the International Admission Advisor must reject your petition. A student who drops below a full course of study without prior approval of the DSO will be considered out of status.

Employment Options for F-1 Visa Holders - Various employment options for international students.

F-1 Transfer Certification - To be completed by Transferring student.  Please submit this form as early as possible BEFORE beginning  your program of study at UDC.  The University's SEVIS ID numbers is: WAS214F00640000

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Application - This form replaces U.S. Department of Justice Form I-538

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Application - This form replaces U.S. Department of Justice Form I-538

Update Request Form - Student information update request form

Intensive ESL Programs - Listing of ESL programs in the Washington DC Metro area

Basic Tax Information for F1 Visa Holders - Information about filing a tax return in the U.S.

Orientation - Presentation for New and Transfer International Students

Graduate School Assistantships - Information about graduate school, financial assistance and H-1B

UDC Optional Practical Training - Presentation listing all the information about the OPT program at UDC.

Reminders Updates - International Student Forums reminders and updates.

International Student Handbook