Checking in at the Center for International Education

F-1 or J-1 students should NOT come to Frostburg State University until you receive a formal letter of admission and either an I-20 or DS-2019 document.

The CIE will arrange transportation from the airport to the University at the beginning of your studies.  After you have received your visa, please send the CIE your flight details.

Upon arrival as an F-1 or J-1 student, you must report to the Center for International Education, Fuller House, and bring all your travel documents. Each semester there is a MANDATORY ORIENTATION meeting for new international students at FSU. This office is required by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to have copies of certain documents. It is your responsibility under USCIS regulations to see that Frostburg State University's Center for International Education has the following information at all times during your stay in the United States:

  • Date and place of birth
  • Country of citizenship
  • Local (US) address
  • Status, i.e., full-time or part-time
  • Date of commencement of studies
  • Degree program and field of study
  • Whether you have been certified for practical training, and the beginning and and dates of certification
  • Termination date and reason, if known
  • Copy of your current passport and I-94
  • Photocopy of your I-20 or DS-2019
  • Proof of health insurance
  • The number of credits completed each semester

     

    Harold R. Rowe International Scholarship

    Department/Contact:
      Center for International Education/Director
      301/687/4714

    Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for full-time enrollment at FSU. Undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking international students or FSU undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking students who have been approved by the Center for International Education to participate in a study abroad program may apply. International Fellows and Graduate Assistants are not eligible. The recipient(s) must have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5. Previous recipients may re-apply annually as long as he/she is eligible. Preference will be given to applicants having demonstrated financial need.

    Application due:
      July 1 for Summer (July-August) and Fall semesters
      October 15 for Intersession, Spring, and Summer semesters
      March 15 for Summer semester (May-June)

    Application & Instructions