University of New Hampshire Global Student Success Program

I have received my I-20 – what’s next?

Welcome to UNH!

Congratulations on securing your spot with UNH Global Student Success Program (GSSP)! We're really looking forward to meeting you soon!

This pre-arrival website contains important information for you. Please read carefully through each page, complete the requirements, and ask us any questions if anything is unclear.

Pre-Departure Checklist

Part 1

Make sure you have scheduled a visa appointment

  • Visit and pay the SEVIS fee
  • Schedule a visa appointment at
  • Inform GSSP of your visa appointment date, so a mock visa interview can be scheduled with a member of our staff.
  • Bring the following to your Visa appointment:
    • Valid passport
    • Original I-20
    • UNH Acceptance letter
    • SEVIS Receipt
    • Original bank statement
    • Original transcripts
  • Tips for a successful visa interview

Part 2

Prepare for arrival by completing the following:

Part 3

Congratulations on getting your visa!