Obtaining your I-20
It is very important that you submit each of the following items in order for Lawrence Tech to issue your I-20:
|1. Complete the admissions requirements, submit your application fee, be accepted, and submit your enrollment deposit.|
2. Document of Support - International students must submit a current bank statement as proof that they have sufficient funds to pay for an entire year of school at Lawrence Tech. Students are permitted to have sponsors for the funding, but the sponsor needs to submit his/her bank statement and a sponsor letter. The table below outlines the amounts for the 2022-23 academic year:
|3. Sponsor Letter - The sponsor letter is required for students that submit a bank statement held in another individual's name. The sponsor letter must include a statement of financial support and the relationship of the account holder to the student. The sponsor letter must be signed and dated by the sponsor.|
|4. Document of Support Verification Form - This form is used by LTU to verify the information contained on the Document of Support. In order to provide the quickest processing time please ensure that this is submitted along with the Document of Support. A form is available for download here:Document of Support Verification Form|
|5. Foreign Address - All students who need an I-20 must submit their international address as a requirement for SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) and as evidence of non-immigrant intent.|
|6. Copy of Passport - A copy of the information page of the passport will aid in the processing of your visa documentation. This information is used solely for this purpose and will have no effect on other portions of the application process.|
Once the I-20 has been issued please review the information here about obtaining a Visa.
Transferring an F-1 Record:
If you are in the U.S. studying on an F-1 student visa, you are able to transfer your current SEVIS record to Lawrence Tech after you have received your offer of admission and completed the steps above. Have your SEVIS record transferred by your current school to LTU using our school code of DET214F00335000.
Lawrence Tech does not accept terminated records. If you have a terminated F-1 record, please email us for next steps at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact the Office of Admissions at email@example.com with any questions.
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