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If you plan to study at Temple University in F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant student status must obtain and submit both an application for admission and an application for a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20/DS-2019). If you hold a non-immigrant status that allows for study, you are not required to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20/DS-2019.
Prospective students should contact the Temple University Admissions offices to learn more about Temple's academic programs, admissions requirements and the application process:
Students who are requesting F1 or J1 visa sponsorship through Temple University are requested to submit the Certificate of Eligibility and supporting documentation through their TUportal account. If you send original documents to this office, please note that International Student and Scholar Services scans and retains all original documents submitted to this office; ISSS cannot return original documents to applicants but may provide electronic copies if requested. All documents should be submitted through TUPortal (preferred method) or TUSafesend . Please review the following FAQ regarding uploading documents.
The ISSS office will be happy to assist you with questions regarding:
- Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20 or DS-2019) Application
- Financial Documentation
- Financial Aid
- Tuition and Fees
- Navigating the U.S. Immigration System
- Paying the SEVIS fee
- SEVIS Transfer
- Pre-Arrival Information
- Post-Arrival Information
Questions regarding Health Insurance, Immunizations, Housing not address above should be directed to the appropriate Temple University office.