Welcome to Auburn University!

Soon you’ll be on the exciting Auburn University campus in Auburn, Alabama. Before you arrive, complete the steps below to avoid common issues or delays for international students.

Contact Your Advisor

We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.

Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local personal advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp, or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you very soon!


North Asia

North <br/><span>America</span>


Latin <br/><span>America</span>




South <br/><span>Asia</span>


Southeast <br/><span>Asia</span>


Middle East/<br/><span>North Africa</span>

Middle East/
North Africa

Russia/<br/><span>Central Asia</span>

Central Asia


Tel:+380 97 159 06 09Whatsapp:+380 97 159 06 09Skype:mkyselova14Email Maryna

Chau (Vietnam)

Tel:+84 908.792.892Whatsapp: +84 908.792.892Skype:diemchau.dtEmail Chau

Shayan (Pakistan)

Whatsapp:+923358220020Tel:+923358220020Skype:shayanchawlaEmail Shayan


Tel:+971.52.358.5215WhatsApp:+971.52.358.5215Skype:shirin_elchami_1Email Shirin

Abbie (North Asia, Exc. Korea)

Tel:+852 8481 0532WhatsApp+852 8481 0532Email Abbie

Suan (Korea)

Mobile:+82-10-4947-9065Kakao App:liliana67Email Suan

Viraja – South Asia (India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja

George – LATAM

WhatsApp+57.301.521.6058Skype:georgelalcantaraTel:+57.301.521.6058Email George

Tomi - Africa

WhatsApp:+234.703.414.1021Skype:Tomi AfilakaTel:+234.703.414.1021Email Tomi

Kelly – Central China

QQ:713070180Tel:+ Kelly

Vicky – North China

QQ:1925259247Tel:+86.135.2182.7910Email Vicky

Alice – South and West China

QQ:1196954619Tel:+86 15928933132Email Alice

Saranya - (SE Asia exc. Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66.96.982.0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66.96.982.0007Email Saranya


WhatsApp:+91.972.501.2676Skype:+91.972.501.2676Tel:+91.972.501.2676Email Unnati


WhatsApp:+91.895.004.9050Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91.999.647.1494Email Sonam


WhatsApp:+1.857.529.7237Skype:Jacob MobergTel:+1.857.529.7237Email Jacob

Annie - South China

QQ:653967803Tel:+86.135.7055.0749Email Annie

Jane Cao - West China

QQ:2269164Tel:+86.159.2876.6884WeChat:gunyixiushangEmail Jane

Lisha - North China

QQ:653967803Tel:+86.183.1016.8200Email Lisha

Mark - East China

QQ:653967803Tel:+86.158.0062.4575Email Mark

Hoang - (Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+84.937.225.295Skype:hoangvtb1983Tel:+84.937.225.295Email Hoang


WhatsApp:+91.995.351.0160Skype:arorasakshi187Tel:+91.995.351.0160Email Sakshi

Your Pre-Arrival Checklist

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After you receive the electronic copy of your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:

    1. Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
    2. Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
    3. Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.

After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and can sometimes take several weeks to schedule.

  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-90 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive, and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your personal Enrollment Advisor of the date and Embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these two videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:

Other links that international students find useful:


When purchasing your travel ticket to your new city, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

Please provide your arrival details at least 15 days in advance to the program start date. We need to know when you are arriving so we can confirm your housing and enrollment, it also helps the campus team prepare for your arrival and make your big day go as smoothly as possible.

Also, we offer free rides from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to campus, and you can confirm an airport transfer service with this form.

All students are required to submit their arrival details before they depart for Auburn University.

You can submit your arrival detail here: global.auburn.edu/arrival/

Move-in Dates

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
International Direct August 14, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 13, 2020
Academic Accelerator Program August 27, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 13, 2020
Extended Accelerator Program August 27, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 13, 2020
Pre-Sessional English Program (Undergraduate and Graduate) August 27, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 13, 2020
Master’s Accelerator Program
(all programs)
August 14, 2019 January 2, 2020 May 13, 2020
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Making your payment in full two weeks before you arrive will help avoid delays with enrollment.

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit Auburn’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
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Please complete the following forms:

  • Immunization Form: Complete this mandatory health and immunization form prior to your arrival, as required by law, and bring it with you to campus.
  • FERPA Disclosure Form: Complete this form prior to your arrival.
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All Auburn Global incoming undergraduate students are required to take a math placement upon arrival to campus.

Before coming to campus, you can take a practice math test. To take the practice test, login with you Student/Banner ID number. This nine digit number (90xxxxxxx) is on the invoice you received in your welcome package with your I-20 paperwork and welcome letter. Here are the instructions on how to take the math placement exam.


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Next Steps

This useful brochure is full of information on your I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack, and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the Auburn University campus.

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This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in Auburn.

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Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the Auburn University campus.

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Here’s an example of what your orientation schedule might look like. During orientation, you will receive a full campus tour, see the sights around Auburn, Alabama, and get to know your fellow international students!

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Plan ahead! This calendar tells you when class starts and ends, and when holidays and exams are happening.