Preparing Your I-20

If you have received your acceptance letter from the University of St. Francis, congratulations! We now want to help prepare your I-20 so that you can apply for your Visa to come to the United States and USF. Below are the documents we need in order for us to prepare your I-20. Once prepared, we will email them to you so you can make an appointment with the U.S. Consulate and apply for your F-1 Visa.

If you are bringing dependents with you, you must also include a copy of all of their passports.

The affidavit form will be emailed to you once accepted. Please print, complete, sign and return to

These are typically in form of bank statements that would at least equal the amount listed on the affidavit. This information is needed for your I-20.

There is a financial guarantee for SACM or other government-sponsored students.

To confirm your spot in our next incoming international class, we ask for a $550 tuition deposit. All undergraduate students must live on campus their first year.

Student Wire Instructions (PDF)

Next Steps

After we have received all of your required documents, our International Admissions staff will review all documents in preparation for your I-20. If all requirements are met, USF will issue your I-20 and will email it to you as soon as possible. You will then be able to take the next steps to prepare for your arrival. Again, welcome to University of St. Francis! If you have any questions please contact International Admissions at