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Visiting International Students


UMD does not issue documentation permitting study for credit for Winter Session. Visiting international students seeking credit are eligible to apply if:

  • Currently attending a U.S. institution on an existing I-20, or
  • Currently in the U.S. having possession of a valid visa permitting study at a four-year institution.

Eligible students use the Summer/Winter Session Undergraduate Student Application. In addition, submit copies of the documents listed below to winter@umd.edu.

Applicants with J-1 Visa

  1. Passport
  2. I-94 (visit https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/)
  3. DS-2019
  4. Letter of support on official letterhead from your sponsor granting approval.

Applicants with F-1 Visa

  1. Passport
  2. I-94 (visit https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/)
  3. I-20
  4. Letter of approval on official letterhead from your home institution's international office granting approval AND acknowledging the dates for the session in which you plan to register.
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