F-1 and J-1 STUDENTS
F-1 and J-1 visas are granted citizens of foreign country who seek to enter the United States to participate in a program of study. U.S. visa. Depending on the proposed educational goals, F-1 or J-1 applicants may enroll in degree or non-degree seeking programs. The Office of International Programs at the University of Texas at El Paso/UTEP issues
- I-20 documents, leading to the F1 visa, to applicants planning to attend UTEP as fully matriculated student in a degree or certificate program and English Language Institute prospective students; and,
- DS-2019 documents, leading to the J-1 visa, international applicants seeking to matriculate full-time in a degree program or in a non-degree student exchange or visiting program that will fulfill the educational objectives for the student’s degree program in his or her home country.
For detail information on the F-1 visa, visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/study.html
For detail information on the J-1 visit, http://j1visa.state.gov/programs/college-and-university-student
For specific information on the F-1/J-1 process, at UTEP, visit the respective category of students identified below, :