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Undergraduate Admissions
304 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2397

Admitted International Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Eastern Washington University! More than 12,000 students call Eastern home, and we're excited for you to join them.

Step 1: Confirm Your Enrollment

What You'll Need

  1. The user name and password you used to create your admissions application
  2. A credit card to pay your $200 non-refundable enrollment fee (starting fall 2016, the fee increases to $250)

Where to Start

  1. Visit ewu.edu/applynow and log in.
  2. Click the link "Your application decision is now available online".
  3. Then click the "Confirm Now" button.
  4. Complete the enrollment form and pay your enrollment fee.

What You Should Know

  1. Once we receive your enrollment fee, we'll send you a letter to let you know your spot is reserved.
  2. Without confirming your admissions, you cannot register for classes and will not receive your I-20.

Questions?

EWU International Admissions
Chat (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time): ewu.edu/chat
Email: international@ewu.edu
Phone: 509.359.2397
Web: ewu.edu/international

Step 2b: Start the Transfer Process (Only for Students Already in the United States)

What You'll Need

  1. Your EWU acceptance letter
  2. Transfer verification form
  3. Official financial documents

Where to Start

  1. Notify your current school that you're transferring to EWU
  2. Submit your financial documents to EWU
  3. Make sure you transfer your SEVIS record before you start classes at EWU

What You Should Know

  1. The transfer process can be complicated. Start early!
  2. Every situation is different. You may have have additional requirements.
  3. Contact us and ask us your questions. We're here to help.

Questions?

EWU International Admissions
Chat (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.): ewu.edu/chat
Email: international@ewu.edu
Phone: 509.359.2397
Web: ewu.edu/international

Step 2b: Start Your Immigration Paperwork (Only for Students in Foreign Countries)

What You'll Need

  1. Form I-20
  2. OFficial financial documents
  3. Passport

Where to Start

  1. Visit our information on immigration and visas .
  2. Review all requirements
  3. Complete visa requirements in your country
  4. Submit all required documents to EWU

What You Should Know

  1. The visa process can be complicated. Start early!
  2. Every situation is different. You may have have additional requirements.
  3. Contact us and ask us your questions. We're here to help.

Questions?

EWU International Admissions
Chat (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.): ewu.edu/chat
Email: international@ewu.edu
Phone: 509.359.2397
Web: ewu.edu/international

Step 3: Submit Your Final Transcripts and Test Scores

What You'll Need

  1. Final, official transcripts from any colleges and high schools (make sure your official high school transcript has your graduation date on it) 
  2. Official test scores for tests like TOEFL or IELTS

Where to Start

Mail final official transcripts and test scores to EWU International Admissions:

Eastern Washington University
International Admissions
304 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
United States of America

What You Should Know

  1. Your final transcripts are required.
  2. If we do not receive final transcripts, you will not be able to register for classes after your first term.

Questions?

EWU International Admissions
Chat (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time): ewu.edu/chat
Email: international@ewu.edu
Phone: 509.359.2397
Web: ewu.edu/international

Step 4: Contact International Student Services

What You'll Need

  1. Your NetID or EWUID
  2. Your personal information like name and home country

Where to Start

Visit International Student Services and click "Required Steps to Get Started".

What You Should Know

  1. Most new EWU students are required to live on campus. For more information about the requirement and exceptions, visit the Housing and Residential Life website.
  2. Married students, single parents, and their dependent children and all graduate students can live on campus, too. Call 509.359.2452, email apartments@ewu.edu or visit ewu.edu/apartments to learn more.
  3. International Student Services helps you with orientation, travel arrangements, and signing up for classes.

Questions?

EWU International Student Services
Email: global@ewu.edu
Phone: 509.359.2331
Web: http://global.ewu.edu/students/new-students/

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