Chatham University

International Affairs

Visa Procedure

  1. Apply for admission to Chatham University.
  2. After Admission to Chatham and confirmation of finances, I-20 or DS-2019 is sent.
  3. Contact closest U.S. Embassy or Consulate for visa appointment and instructions.
  4. Pay I-901/SEVIS fee.
  5. Go to appointment with I-20 or DS-2019, Chatham admission letter, proof of payment of I-901 fee, financial documents and other documents the Embassy or Consulate requests. Please see the document “10 Points to Remember When Applying for a Nonimmigrant Visa
  6. Return to embassy or consulate for visa
  7. Arrive in U.S. no more than 30 days before start date on I-20 or DS-2019. (You must arrive before your start date

Immigration Information

Please contact, Vivian Yamoah at or +1 412 365–1267 with questions and concerns about your F-1 immigration status.