International Student Advising
The International Student Office is responsible for assisting students with immigration requirements to study at Midwest University. All academic issues should be discussed with your academic advisor. Document requests may take up to 10 days to be fulfilled. In order to ensure timely handling of your inquiries, it is best to call for an appointment with the International Student Officer for more information on document request procedures. Upon arrival at Midwest, please register at the reception window, at which time you will find both counseling request and document request forms. All international students will receive additional information at the International Student Orientation, given at the beginning of each semester. For forms, download from www.midwest.edu.
INTERNATIONAL SEVIS I-20 STUDENTS
Midwest University is approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a division of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to issue Form I-20 to nonimmigrant students. However, these documents will not be issued until prospective international students have submitted all required documents, the Admissions Committee has reviewed the file, and official acceptance has been achieved.
Before Midwest University will issue a student SEVIS I-20 :
All necessary forms must be turned in and a non-refundable I-901 Form fee of $ 200 must be paid. International SEVIS I-20 students are required to pay SEVIS Maintenance fee of $ 200 in the first semester and $ 100 from the second semester. This fee is for administration services and document assistance.
- If students do not adhere to University policies regarding enrollment, registration, employment, and proper conduct that will affect their immigration status, the University reports these violations to the USCIS.
- Students must follow all rules and regulations of Midwest University.
- Students must meet residence hall occupancy requirements by the deadline, register, and pay for the required term.
- F-1 students must be enrolled full-time during fall and spring semesters A maximum of 3 credit hours of online/distance education per semester may be taken. The remaining course load must be taken at the Midwest University campus and/or site. For more information, contact the admissions office at the main campus.