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How do I obtain my I-20 or DS-2019?

Confirmation of your acceptance is the first step in obtaining your I-20 or DS-2019.  Please monitor your admission process via the Application Status Portal.

I-20s and DS-2019s are initiated by the department that admitted you. Departments typically work on I-20 and DS-2019 requests in the order that they receive confirmation of admission for applicants.

The I-20 and DS-2019 process is completed electronically via a system called iStart. You will receive an e-form link from to submit necessary information and documents after the graduate coordinator in the graduate department initiates the Graduate I-20 or DS-2019 request in iStart.

Additional information on the overall process is available at

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