Accepted Students: Next Steps

Once you receive your acceptance letter, follow these steps to prepare for your arrival.

Confirm Your Attendance

  • Undergraduate, Graduate, and ESL students: Confirm your attendance and pay your deposit via your application portal.
  • Exchange Students: Please email Megan Evangeliste to confirm your attendance.

Receive Your Immigration Documents

Pay Your SEVIS Fee

  • You must pay a SEVIS fee of $350 (F-1 visa) or, $220 (J-1 visa) at with a valid credit card, and a receipt can be printed once the transaction is completed. (Some countries in Africa are unable to use and must apply through the mail for the SEVIS fee receipt.)
  • Read the Immigration Information.

Apply for US Visa

  • Make an appointment with the US embassy or consulate in your area for a visa interview. You must complete an application for a visa and pay a fee determined by your local Embassy or Consulate.

Setup Your MultiPass

Register for Housing 

Submit Health Records

Read the Handbook

Connect with Students

Talk to a Cultural Ambassador

The Duquesne University Cultural Ambassadors (DUCA) are a student organization that helps build an inviting and inclusive atmosphere for international students at the university. DUCA serves as a resource for prospective international students, current students, and the Center for Global Engagement. Email DUCA with your questions:

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  • On Facebook, search for "Duquesne's 2020-2021 New International Students"
  • On WeChat, search for the group name "duqcca"