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Immigration Process for International Students Transferring a Visa from Another U.S. Institution

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Graduate program notifies Rackham that they have recommended the applicant for admission

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Applicant can view recommendation of admission in Wolverine Access

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Rackham emails applicant with admission

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Applicant accepts the offer of admission in Wolverine Access

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Student provides financial information, current immigration paperwork, and any dependent information using the Wolverine Access “Document Upload” page

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Student signs up for eShip Global or notifies Admissions their intention to pick up the I-20 or DS-2019

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Rackham issues the required I-20 or DS-2019 after the SEVIS release date is determined by their previous University, indicated on the U-M Transfer-In Form

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Rackham mails the document using eShip Global or notifies student by email that the document is ready for pick up

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Student arrives on campus by “reporting date” indicated on the I-20 or DS-2019

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915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070
Phone: 734.764.8129
Fax: 734.615.7535

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Admissions is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The office is closed Saturdays and Sundays and on the following holidays: Thanksgiving (Thursday and the following Friday), Christmas through New Year's, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day.

Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.