International Student Services


August 3, 2020

Shih International Graduate Student Loan

UW international graduate students are eligible to apply for the Shih International Graduate Student Loan. The loans are made possible through a generous gift from Jeff Shih, a Seattle and San Francisco businessman, and are intended to help international students in financing their education and completing their degree objectives.  Eligibility: Students receiving funds from their…

June 17, 2020

UW responds to May 29 proclamation

UW Offices of Federal Relations, Global Affairs, Graduate School, and Research respond to the May 29 proclamation suspending the entry of certain students and researchers from the PRC. The UW is partnering across and beyond the University to gain clarity around this proclamation and better understand its impact on Chinese students, scholars, and faculty. These…

June 1, 2020

Proclamation on the suspension of entry of certain students and researchers from the PRC

The U.S. President issued a proclamation that suspends the entry into the U.S. of Chinese nationals who either receives/received funding from, currently is or was employed by, studies/studied at, or conducts/conducted research at on behalf of an entity in the PRC that supports the PRC’s military-civil fusion strategy and is seeking entry under an F…

March 28, 2019

OPT Orientation Video

January 18, 2019

Student Fiscal Services Alert

Paying tuition with Check or Credit Card:  When paying tuition at the University of Washington, please ensure that you do not allow anyone else to pay your account. Your parents or your third party sponsor can also pay your tuition, however, you should never give anyone else access to your student account. To avoid fraud,…

February 8, 2018

Post-Completion Training Fee: UPDATE

February 28 Update: We appreciate all of the feedback and responses we have received to the Post-Completion Training Fee announcement. Conversations about the fees are ongoing, and therefore, we have made the decision to delay implementation of the fee. Students who apply for OPT, AT, or a STEM extension during the 2017-2018 academic year will…

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