Please review the steps below after your admission to USU Logan main campus. If you have questions along the way, email email@example.com. Admitted to Utah State University (USUE) Eastern, Price campus? Visit USUE Price next steps.
Create Your Password for Your Student ID (A-number)
Visit myid.usu.edu to create the password for your Student ID. If you have any questions, follow these step-by-step instructions. You will need to do this to request your I-20. If you have difficulty after attempting to create your password, you can get help with a password reset.
Pay Your Enrollment Deposit (Opens in October)
Enrollment Deposit Payment: This only applies to undergraduate students, NOT graduate students, for Fall 2023 semesters and later. Summer semester admissions are not available for international undergraduate students.
This is a $200 nonrefundable deposit. $150 is a prepayment of tuition and fees, and $50 covers new student services, including orientation. Paying the deposit:
Fall Priority Deposit Deadline: April 1
- Is required of all admitted international undergraduate students before they begin the I-20 process
- Confirms your intent to enroll
- Secures your spot at USU
- Allows you to sign a contract for on-campus housing; consideration is first come, first served. Reserve early because housing fills up quickly.
Spring Priority Deposit Deadline: Nov 1
Pay your enrollment deposit to complete the following steps.
Complete Your Visa Application
Complete the form DS-160 (Online Visa Application) to schedule your visa appointment. Remember to check Appointment Wait Times and Application Fees.
Your Student Health & Immunizations
USU health insurance meets all minimum requirements for F-1 and J-1 visa holders.
Air & Ground Transportation
Schedule your air travel and plan to arrive at the Salt Lake City International Airport.
USU is approximately 1.5 hours from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Do your best to arrive in Logan, Utah, when your housing accommodation is open. Make ground transportation arrangements with the Salt Lake Express shuttle from the airport to Logan, Utah, prior to your arrival. Visit the international arrival webpage for more information.
Check-in After You Arrive
When you arrive at USU, you are required to first check-in online for the Office of Global Engagement using the ISSS Portal. (You can find a tutorial video to guide you through the process.) Students transferring from another U.S. university or college are also required to check-in so that transfer paperwork can be completed. Also, complete the required online immigration orientation within the ISSS Portal online check-in (see tutorial video).
Connections is an academic course designed to ease your transition to Utah State University and to prepare you for your college experience. Classes discuss the importance of resilience and how students can go about developing habits of mind that will help them professionally and personally throughout their lives. Connections helps you develop a support network of classmates, faculty, and staff to help you have a successful beginning to your academic experience.