Welcome to UDayton Global!

Soon you’ll be on the exciting University of Dayton campus in Dayton, Ohio. Before you arrive, complete the steps below to avoid common issues or delays for international students.

Contact your advisor.

We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.

Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local personal advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp, or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

North </br>America

North
America

Latin </br>America

Latin
America

Africa

Africa

South </br>Asia

South
Asia

Southeast </br>Asia

Southeast
Asia

China

China

Middle East/</br>North Africa

Middle East/
North Africa

Europe

Europe

Russia/</br>Central Asia

Russia/
Central Asia

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Kate

Skype:kate.vlasiuk1210WhatsApp:+971.52.352.5795Tel:+971.52.352.5795Email Kate

Tomi - Africa

WhatsApp:+234.703.414.1021Skype:Tomi AfilakaTel:+234.703.414.1021Email Tomi - Africa
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Sarah

WhatsApp:+971.52.358.5215Skype:+971.52.358.5215Tel:+971.52.358.5215Email Sarah

Jacob

WhatsApp:+1.857.529.7237Skype:Jacob MobergTel:+1.857.529.7237Email Jacob

Fatima – South Asia (Pakistan)

WhatsApp:+92 317 414 8887Skype:fatyma.rTel:+92 317 414 8887Email Fatima – South Asia (Pakistan)

Sonam

WhatsApp:+91.895.004.9050Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91.999.647.1494Email Sonam
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Sakshi

WhatsApp:+91.995.351.0160 Skype:arorasakshi187 Tel:+91.995.351.0160 Email Sakshi

Unnati

WhatsApp:+91.972.501.2676Skype:+91.972.501.2676Tel:+91.972.501.2676Email Unnati
Viraja from India

Viraja – South Asia (India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja – South Asia (India)

Alice – South and West China

QQ:1196954619Tel:+86 15928933132Email Alice – South and West China
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Annie - South China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.135.7055.0749Email Annie - South China
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Jane - West China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.2876.6884Email Jane - West China

Kelly – Central China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.018.06534Email Kelly – Central China
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Lisha - North China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.183.1016.8200Email Lisha - North China
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Mark - East China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.158.0062.4575Email Mark - East China

Vicky – North China

QQ:1925259247Tel:+86.135.2182.7910Email Vicky – North China

George – LATAM

WhatsApp:+57.301.521.6058Skype:georgelalcantaraTel:+57.301.521.6058Email George – LATAM
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Sebastian

WhatsApp:+57.310.223.8150Skype:sebastian.gh-latamTel:+57.310.223.8150Email Sebastian
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Hoang - (Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+84.937.225.295Skype:hoangvtb1983Tel:+84.937.225.295Email Hoang - (Vietnam)

Saranya - (SE Asia exc. Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66.96.982.0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66.96.982.0007Email Saranya - (SE Asia exc. Vietnam)

Complete your Pre-Arrival Checklist.

After you receive the electronic copy of your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:

  1. Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
  2. Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
  3. Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.

After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and can sometimes take several weeks to schedule.

  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-90 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive, and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your personal Enrollment Advisor of the date and Embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:

When purchasing your ticket, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

Once you book your flight, visit udaytonglobal.org/flight to enter your flight itinerary and confirm your free airport pick-up. Pick-ups are offered from the Dayton International Airport (DAY). These important details will help the campus team prepare for your arrival and make your big day go as smoothly as possible.

Program Move-in Date

Program Move-in DateFall 2018Spring 2019Summer 2019
Undergraduate ProgramsAugust 10, 2018January 6, 2019May 15, 2019
Graduate ProgramsAugust 10, 2018LLM only: January 4, 2019
January 6, 2019
May 15, 2019
Academic EnglishOctober 16, 2018March 12, 2019N/A

Making your payment in full two weeks before you arrive will help avoid delays with enrollment.

Choose between two ways to submit payment for tuition and fees:

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit Dayton’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
  • Wire transfer: Find the wire transfer information on your offer letter. When making the transaction, be sure to include the student’s name and birthday.

Please complete the following forms:

All students are required to submit an ID photo one month before your move-in date.

Photo requirement:

  • Color headshot
  • Looking directly at the face
  • No portion of the head cut off
  • No hats or head coverings
  • Submit photo as a JPG
  • In focus

Submit your photo by sending it to flyercard@udayton.edu. Please include the following in your email:

  • Full name
  • University of Dayton ID
  • Program of study
  • Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Photo

Helpful Resources

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Next Steps Brochure

This useful brochure is full of information on your I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack, and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the University of Dayton campus.

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Immigration Guide

This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in Dayton.

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Pre-Arrival Checklist

Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the University of Dayton campus.

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Orientation Schedule

Here’s an example of what your orientation schedule might look like. During orientation, you will receive a full campus tour, see the sights around Dayton, Ohio, and get to know your fellow international students!

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Academic Calendar

Plan ahead! This calendar tells you when class starts and ends, and when holidays and exams are happening.