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Congratulations on your acceptance and welcome to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo!

We are pleased you decided to attend our University.

 
NEW STUDENTS, AFTER ARRIVAL:   

 
DEGREE STUDENTS
After acceptance to a Cal Poly Degree Program, please complete the Visa Information Form for Degree Students. You will upload your passport and financial documents in this form which will be used to create your I-20 to use to apply for or maintain F-1 visa status. Even if you do not need an I-20, please upload your current visa information and submit this form.
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NON-DEGREE STUDENTS
After acceptance to the Non-Degree VISIT Cal Poly Program, please complete the Visa Information Form for VISIT Students. You will upload your passport and financial documents in this form which will be used to create your I-20 to use to apply for or maintain F-1 visa status. 
EXCHANGE STUDENTS
After acceptance into an exchange program you will be prompted to answer questions on your exchange application to allow us to issue a DS-2019 document which you will use to apply for a J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa.
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