International Admissions: Admitted Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to Northern Arizona University!
Please follow the steps below to prepare for your attendance and arrival.
Step #1: Notify us about your attendance:
Complete the enrollment form online.
Step #2: Apply for housing:
Priority Deadline for Fall Semester: May 15 (application opens April 15)
Priority Deadline for Spring Semester: November 1 (application opens October 1)
On-campus housing is popular and space is limited. You must apply and
pay the application fee and rent confirmation to be considered for
housing by the priority dates. Housing on campus is not guaranteed.
On-campus housing options include:
You will need your LOUIE login to apply online with NAU Residence
Life (including the International House at NAU). If you experience difficulty with your login or password, assistance is available.
These off-campus options are not affiliated with Northern Arizona
University. However, if you missed the on-campus housing deadlines or
would like to live off-campus, please use these additional resources
for off-campus housing:
*Note: Off-campus options are not affiliated with Northern Arizona University.
Step #3: Pay your SEVIS fee:
To obtain a visa, you must pay the SEVP I-901 fee, which you can pay online or by contacting the U.S. Embassy in your area.
Additional information on the SEVIS fee payment and visa application process are available on the Study in the States website.
Step #4: Apply for a Student Visa:
Information on how to obtain a student visa can be found online.
Step #5: Submit immunization verification and review mandatory health insurance information:
To help ensure the health of the entire
student population, we require verification of measles (rubeola)
immunizations for all students. Students must submit the immunization form along with required documents prior to course registration.
Please also review the mandatory student health insurance plan.
Step #6: Review the International Student Guide:
You can download the International Student Arrival Guide in English.
Step #7: Submit arrival information:
Please visit our arrival information website where you can find out about transportation options and even request pick-up.
Step #8: Send final transcripts:
forward any updated transcripts and/or exam results. This information
is needed for your permanent student record. (Please note that Transfer
Students must submit a copy of course descriptions and course syllabi.
It is strongly recommended that this material be provided prior to
arrival on campus. This information needs to be in English and will be
needed by your academic adviser before your advising session at
Step #9: Review other helpful information:
Step #10: Prepare for International Student Orientation:
Visit the International Student & Scholar Services' website for International Student Orientation information. Review the information carefully, and plan to arrive early so that you may participate fully in the orientation.
Step #11: For students admitted to a major:
New students must take the NAU ALEKS Mathematics Placement Test,
unless they have either:
- Earned credit for a college-level mathematics or
statistics course via CLEP exam, AP exam, IB exam OR
- Earned credit
for a college-level mathematics or statistics course (equivalent to
MAT101X or higher) via dual enrollment or via transfer from another
college or university.
More information about Mathematics and Statistics placement is available.
Step #12: For students admitted to a major:
Priority Enrollment is only for incoming degree seeking students. Please complete the online Priority Enrollment Profile. Based on the information you submit in the profile, your academic adviser will enroll you for FALL or SPRING semester classes before you arrive at NAU for International Orientation.
Seats are reserved, and limited! Get started on the right foot at the university—get enrolled in classes you need for your degree by completing Priority Enrollment.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to welcoming you at Northern Arizona University!