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I-20 and Visa Related Questions

Do I need to submit my financial documents with my application or can I wait until I know if I am admitted?

You may submit your financial documentation after you have been admitted. The sooner we have this documentation, the sooner we will be able to issue your official admission letter and I-20.

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Where do I get the financial sponsorship form?

The financial support document (pdf) is available here.

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How long will it take to get my I-20?

Once we have your financial documentation, it generally takes 2-3 weeks for an I-20 to be processed and received by an applicant.

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What amount of funds are required to be shown on the sponsorship form for an I-20 to be issued?

You must show sufficient funds for one year of tuition at IIT and estimated cost of living and supplies. See the cost of tuition here

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What forms and information do I complete if I am bringing dependents?

You are required to provide the dependents’ passport photos. You also must add your dependents’ information to the financial sponsorship form, and show sufficient funds through your financial documents. You must show $4500 for the first dependent and $2300 for each additional dependent, in addition to the cost of one year of tuition.

Passport photos, bank certificate, and financial support document can be uploaded to the Applicant Portal where all other documents are submitted.

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What do I need to complete if I am transferring my I-20 to IIT?

You must complete an I-20 transfer form. This must be filled out by your current international office and faxed directly to IIT Office of Graduate Admission as instructed on the form.
F-1 Graduate students
J-1 Graduate students

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My visa has been denied. What should I do?

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I did not receive my I-20. What should I do?

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I will be arriving after the official start date on my I-20. What should I do?

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How do I find tracking information for my I-20?

TNT will email you the tracking number unless another carrier is used, in which case our office will email you.

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Can I have my I-20 sent express?

IIT uses TNT to send the majority of the I-20s. For those residing in Iran, regular U.S. post will be used unless an address outside of Iran is provided.

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What should I do if I have a visa from one school, but have an I-20 from another school and wish to attend IIT?

You should get a new visa issued for IIT before entering the United States. If you do enter the U.S. with a visa from a different school, you will need to contact that school’s international center and ask them about the proper procedure for transferring your I-20.

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Can I change my major or program before I am admitted?

If the major or program is within the same department you may contact our office using this form. If it is another department you must submit a new application and notify our office that you wish to withdraw your previous application.

I've been admitted, where do I find my SEVIS number?

By logging on to the Applicant Portal you can find your SEVIS number if issued, under the Application Details section.

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I've been admitted, when will I receive my I-20?

Most I-20s are sent directly to you by TNT. You will receive an email with your tracking number from TNT.

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