New VISIT Cal Poly Students
Welcome to Cal Poly!If you are a new international student accepted to the VISIT Cal Poly program, please complete the Visa Information Form for VISIT Students to request your I-20 to apply for an F-1 student visa. Please only submit this form after you have been accepted the VISIT Cal Poly program. This form provides information and documents that the International Students and Scholars office needs to issue your I-20.
Select the instructions that apply to you from the following:
- Students entering the USA applying for a visa
- Students in F-1 status transferring to Cal Poly
- Students applying for a change to F-1 or J-1 visa from another visa type while remaining in the USA should consult with an International Student Advisor to decide if this is the best option for you. Note that approval may take six (6) months or longer
- Students wanting to transfer their J-1 status from another program sponsor to Cal Poly should also contact an International Student Advisor