Congratulations on your acceptance to Texas State University! Review the additional steps below after receiving your I-20.
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.
Go to this webpage to request your I-20. Read and submit the required document.
You must complete the DS 160 (Online Non-immigrant Visa Application form) in order to schedule a visa appointment in your home country.
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.
Schedule your visa appointment at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate Locate a U.S. Embassy/Consulate location in your country and apply for an F-1 visa.
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
Joining an international student organization is a great way to stay in touch with your culture and to put on events that introduce your fellows.
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