Bienvenida. Willkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome to Wingate University.

where_our_students_are_from_pg_hallway_with_international_flags_330x330Our community expands in global awareness as you share your home and culture. In return, we can help with the logistics of your stay, so you can focus on your educational experience.

As a new international student, you might have questions about many things here on campus. The following procedures and services help you prepare for your arrival and academic pursuits.

Pre-departure Checklist

If you have any questions about these items, please feel free to contact us.

  • Pay your enrollment deposit.
    This required $300 deposit reserves your enrollment at Wingate University. Once you send your deposit, we send your Wingate University account information and a link to a personalized checklist.
  • Submit your completed Financial Responsibility Form and supporting documents.
    Financial aid is available to international students upon completion of this form.
  • Apply for your U.S. visa or get your visa transferred.
    Upon positive review of your Financial Responsibility Form, Wingate University issues you an I-20. Please follow these regulations for obtaining student F-1 status and apply for your visa at the nearest U.S. Embassy. International visitors on B1/B2 tourist visas are not allowed to study at Wingate University. You must apply for the F1 student visa.

If you already hold a student visa, please complete Wingate University’s Visa Status Form.

Ensure a Healthy Start

Collect your immunization records and submit them as requested on campus.

Health insurance is required for students attending Wingate University. There is affordable health insurance for students if you do not already have qualifying coverage.

Prepare to Join the Wingate Community

Get to know the campus by reading the International Student Handbook (PDF) and review our guide for what to bring with you from home. We look forward to meeting you.

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