Before You Start

Welcome to UDayton Global!

Soon you will be headed to campus in Dayton, Ohio. Prepare for a successful start by completing your on-campus or digital learning steps below.

Our dedicated personal advisors are here to answer your questions and ensure you have a smooth transition to campus.

Before you start 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!

China

China

Latin America

Latin America

Middle East/North Africa

Middle East/North Africa

North America

North America

North Asia

North Asia

Russia/Central Asia

Russia/Central Asia

Russia/Central Asia/Eastern Europe

Russia/Central Asia/Eastern Europe

South Asia

South Asia

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

UK and Western Europe

UK and Western Europe

Abbie

Abbie (North Asia excluding Korea)

+852 8481 0532

Whatsapp: +852 8481 0532

Email Abbie
Ajith

Ajith (India)

+91-971-722-2408

Whatsapp: +91-971-722-2408

Skype: ajitks10

Email Ajith
Alexis

Alexis (North America)

+1 239-744-9468

Whatsapp: +1 239-744-9468

Wechat: alexis0426

Email Alexis
Alice

Alice (Northwest)

+1-857-315-8730

Whatsapp: +1-857-315-8730

Wechat: aliceqinus

Email Alice
Alsu

Alsu (Middle East/North Africa)

+7 939 346 09 59

Whatsapp: +7 939 346 09 59

Email Alsu
Bibiane

Bibiane (Korea)

+82-10-7711-6538

Whatsapp: +82-10-7711-6538

Email Bibiane
Chau

Chau (Vietnam)

+84-908-792-892

Whatsapp: +84-908-792-892

Skype: diemchau.dt

Email Chau
Chau Luu

Chau Luu (Vietnam)

+84 962 442 193

Whatsapp: +84 962 442 193

Skype: live:chau.luuquynh

Chris

Chris (Southwest)

+1-508-948-7542

Whatsapp: +1-508-948-7542

Wechat: chris040594

Email Chris
Daniyal

Daniyal (Pakistan)

+92 310 588 8648

Whatsapp: +92 310 588 8648

Email Daniyal
Doris

Doris (South China)

+86-150-1870-6751

QQ: 2282183545

Email Doris
Ekta

Ekta (India)

+91-965-001-0409

Whatsapp: +91-965-001-0409

Skype: ekta.aneja05

Email Ekta
Evie

Evie (China)

+86 182 1096 7343

Wechat: eseviewu

QQ: 1034905349

Email Evie
Isha

Isha (India)

+91 9953550789

Whatsapp: +91 9953550789

Email Isha
Jane

Jane (West China)

+86.159.2876.6884

QQ: 713070180

Email Jane
Kelly

Kelly (China)

+86 15901806534

Wechat: 447619658

QQ: 447619658

Email Kelly
Laxmi

Laxmi (India)

+91 98183 96406

Whatsapp: +91 98183 96406

Email Laxmi
Lisha

Lisha (North China)

+86-183-1016-8200

QQ: 18310168200

Email Lisha
Marianna

Marianna

+34-692-46-41-16

Whatsapp: +34-692-46-41-16

Skype: marianna.zubenko

Email Marianna
Mark

Mark (Central China)

+86-158-0062-4575

QQ: 15800624575

Email Mark
Maya

Maya (Middle East/North Africa)

+971 58 156 0328

Whatsapp: +971 58 156 0328

Email Maya
Nikita

Nikita (India)

+91 9310587075

Whatsapp: +91 9310587075

Email Nikita
Rakesh

Rakesh (India)

+91 9096507300

Whatsapp: +91 9096507300

Email Rakesh
Sahil

Sahil (India)

+91- 9811718710

Whatsapp: +91- 9811718710

Email Sahil
Sakshi

Sakshi (India)

+91-995-351-0160

Whatsapp: +91-995-351-0160

Skype: arorasakshi187

Email Sakshi
Sanjukta

Sanjukta (North America)

+91-9820162776

Whatsapp: +91-9820162776

Email Sanjukta
Saranya

Saranya

+66-96-982-0007

Whatsapp: +66-96-982-0007

Skype: awesome.saranya

Email Saranya
Sofya

Sofya (North America)

+1 347 399 35 72

Whatsapp: +1 347 399 35 72

Email Sofya
Sonam

Sonam

+91-999-647-1494

Whatsapp: +91-895-004-9050

Skype: sonam.parashar3

Email Sonam
Taha

Taha (Pakistan)

+92-307-333-6878

Whatsapp: +92-307-333-6878

Skype: tshahid29

Email Taha
Tiffany Chan

Tiffany Chan (North Asia excluding Korea)

+886 903006063

Whatsapp: +852 9222 3579

Email Tiffany Chan
Valeria

Valeria (Latin America)

+57 310 7880364

Whatsapp: +57 310 7880364

Email Valeria
Vicky

Vicky (North China)

+86-135-2182-7910

Wechat: vickychen7910

Email Vicky
Viraja

Viraja (South & West India)

+91 7028090894

Whatsapp: +91 7028090894

Skype: +91 7028090894

Email Viraja
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-901 (SEVIS) fee.
    3. Visit usembassy.gov  to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive, and required documentation.
    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:

How to Apply for Your F-1 Student Visa

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

Once you book your flight, visit udaytonglobal.org/arrival to enter your travel itinerary and confirm your free airport pick-up if required. 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.

Please visit the undergraduate and graduate pages for the latest information on move-in dates.

For discounted international travel, click here

Make your payment in full two weeks before you arrive to avoid enrollment delays and ensure an on-time start.
Follow the instructions below to submit payment for tuition and fees:
  1. Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit Dayton’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a US credit card or US bank account.
For student loan information, contact:
Please complete the following forms:
  1. Immunization Form: Complete this mandatory health and immunization form. You can upload this form by logging into myhealth.udayton.edu using your Porches username and password, prior to your arrival, as required by law, and bring it with you to campus. For more questions about your health and immunization form, please contact the Student Health Center at healthcenter@udayton.edu.
  2. FERPA Disclosure Form: Complete this form prior to your arrival.

Students must fill out the MYCARD form located on the Campus Card Services 2 weeks prior to the program start date

  • You will need your UD login credentials to apply for your student ID card
  • After the form is submitted, you will receive an email on your UD email account with instructions to pick up your ID card

Submit your Housing Confirmation Form as soon as possible. Please choose the correct link (undergraduate or graduate) below:

Undergraduate Housing Confirmation Form:

  • All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a double residence hall-style room as part of the program. Living in on-campus housing is required for your first two years of study.
  • Refer to the Housing Costs page for the most current housing costs.
  • Please note that while housing is guaranteed, we cannot promise we will be able to match each student with their preferred housing option.
  • All housing options are fully furnished and include cable/Wifi access and in-building laundry.

Graduate Housing Confirmation Form:

  • On-campus housing is optional for UDayton Global graduate students. Refer to the Housing Costs Page for the most current housing pricing.
  • Graduate on-campus housing is limited and your preference is not guaranteed.
  • If you choose to live off campus, you must find a suitable place to live before you arrive. Off-campus housing in Dayton is often limited, difficult to find, and may require a 12-month lease. It is important to plan ahead. Also, consider available transportation options when choosing off-campus housing.

There are many things to consider when preparing for university, let alone moving to a new country! To make your transition to the US easier, we’ve put together a list of everyday necessities.

Set up a US Bank Account

In collaboration with Shorelight, Ellis helps international students apply for a US bank account and international Visa debit card. With a US bank account already set up, you won’t have to worry about paying foreign transaction fees, carrying cash with you or delaying the purchase of important items. Plus, it only takes 5 mins to sign up!

Ellis Debit Cards Offer:

  • No monthly fees
  • No SSN required
  • Withdraw money with no fees at 60,000+ in-network Allpoint ATMs
  • Compatible with Apple Pay and Google Pay
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Bank-grade encryption account protection, all transactions verified through Visa’s fraud algorithm
  • FDIC-insured accounts up to $250,000

Sign up here and get everything you need, all in one place.

 

Get a US SIM Card – Before you Leave Home

Sign up for a US phone plan before leaving your home country. This means that you will be able to use your cell phone the minute you land in the USA – no wi-fi or high daily rates required. Plus, it only takes 5 mins to sign up!

Ellis SIM Cards Offer:

  • Ultra-fast 5G
  • Pause anytime you want
  • Only pay for data you use
  • Low monthly prices with different sign-up options

Sign up here and get everything you need, all in one place.

 

Get Student Loans

Mpower Financing and Prodigy Finance, in collaboration with Shorelight, provide flexible student loan plans for international students pursuing degrees at eligible US colleges and universities without the requirements of a cosigner, collateral, or US credit history. They also offer fixed-rate loans up to $100,000 with 1.5% in interest rate discounts.

Easy Flight Bookings and Travel Discounts

StudentUniverse in collaboration with Shorelight, provides exclusive student-only discounts on flights around the world. StudentUniverse has exclusive deals with airlines to get the lowest-possible airfare for international students. If your travel plans change, don’t worry – all purchases have 24-hour risk-free cancellation.

StudentUniverse can be used to book not only your flight to campus, but also provides the best deals for Spring break and other travel. Use it to explore new cities like San Francisco or NYC, or book through them to go hiking in Yosemite National Park, or even when you fly home to visit family.

Career Premium

Career Premium helps international students apply for remote internships and gain real-life work experience to boost their resumes.

  • Certificates and training: Attend online professional bootcamps before your virtual internship starts. Gain hands-on experience once you officially begin by contributing to projects alongside industry experts. If you are interested in certifications, Career Premium now offers unlimited access to training courses that lead to certification in Amazon Web Services, Java, Microsoft Azure, and Python, among many other in-demand skills.
  • Coaching and mentorship: Receive direct guidance from career coaches and industry experts on career exploration, skill training, and professional development.
  • Applying: Work on real-life projects for leading employers and build your portfolio. We work with more than 12,000 multinational companies that have unique projects for you to leverage your new skills, experience, and professional network to land your dream job.

“The tutors are resourceful, and they really helped me while I was applying for internships. I certainly believe I will find a job after graduation.”—Shelley, hired at Tesla

Important Dates

Payment Deadline (Graduate):

November 21, 2022

Payment Deadline (Undergraduate):

December 27, 2022

Move-in Date:

January 3, 2023

Program Start Date:

January 4, 2023