Congratulations on your acceptance to Texas State University! Review the additional steps below after receiving your I-20.
Once your I-20 is created we will ship you the I-20. Request your shipping label here. Please select the IO as the shipping department.
Pay the I-901 SEVIS fee to activate your I-20/SEVIS record.
Save a copy of your I-901 SEVIS fee receipt for your visa appointment and records.
You must complete the DS 160 (Online Non-immigrant Visa Application form) in order to schedule a visa appointment in your home country.
Activate your Texas State Net ID to access, Email, CATSWEB, & TRACS.
These important services are required for your success at Texas State.
From on campus housing (dorms) to off campus housing (apartments) we have resources available to make your transition to TXST comfortable.
Pre-Arrival Information Packet
You are required to attend the International Office check-in workshops and the International Student Resource Fair prior to the first day of class.
Maintaining your F-1 Visa Status Presentation
All international students on non-immigrant visas are required by university policy to have health insurance coverage while at Texas State.
Welcome International Students Presentation
Login here: https://tracs.txstate.edu/portal/login
1. Click on "membership", click on "Joinable Sites", search for "International Office" in the search bar, and click "join"
2. Once you have added the International Office TRACS site, click on "resources" and "Pre Arrival Information for New Students"
Fall 2017 Helpful Opportunities
Fall 2017 Checklist Form