INTO to Marshall

1. Review the ISS Matriculation PowerPoint

2. Prepare your financial documentation

In order to update your I-20 after successfully completing Pathway, you must provide updated financial documentation. Financial documentation must be no older than 6 months. Proof of financial support is required for each subsequent program. Multiple sources of funding are generally acceptable, but financial documentation must be provided for each source of funding. Be advised that Designated School Officials in the Office of International Student Services reserve the right to reject submitted financial documentation or request additional information, proof, or financial documentation on a case-by-case basis.

Proof of Financial Support Amounts

Program Minimum Funding Amount
Undergraduate  – One year $36,894
Graduate – One year $38,690
Dependent Funding
Spouse – One year $8,020
Child – One year $4,870 per child

 

Types of Financial Documents

Affidavit of Support (preferred)
Bank Statements
Loan Letters
University Scholarship or Assistantship Award
Government Funding, Scholarship, or Sponsor

3. Complete the Financial Certification and Submit Financial Documentation

Submit financial documentation on your own:

Complete the Financial Certification

If you are completing the financial certification form on your own, be sure that for “Select the reason you are submitting proof of financial support” you choose “I am in my final term of Pathway and expect to matriculate to Marshall next semester.”

4. Take care of any outstanding holds on your account

Frequently Asked Questions about Holds

What is a hold?
Where are my holds listed?
How soon should I take care of my holds?

Common Types of Holds During Matriculation

Immigration Obligation (IO)

The Office of International Student Services may apply an Immigration Obligation hold for different reasons during the matriculation process. The reason is listed in the description of the hold.

Reason for Hold Actions to Take Person / Office to Contact
ICT Financial Docs
  1. Prepare sufficient financial documentation
  2. Complete the ICT Form and upload financial documentation. To do that, either:
    1. Register for an ISS Matriculation Workshop or
    2. Complete the ICT Form online
Office of International Student Services
iss@marshall.edu
Welcome Center
Immigration Session Contact ISS to schedule an individual immigration session Office of International Student Services
iss@marshall.edu
Welcome Center
Update Address Submit your current address information online at: https://www.marshall.edu/iss/updatepersonalinfo/ Office of International Student Services
iss@marshall.edu
Welcome Center

Admission Obligation (AD)

Reason for Hold Actions to Take Person / Office to Contact
Missing Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR) Immunization Records
  1. Obtain a copy of your immunization records (with English translation)
  2. Submit to INTO Admissions
INTO
Sarah Davis, sarah.davis@marshall.edu
INTO Center, Room 111

International Student Insurance (IN)

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Proof of health insurance needed for upcoming term
  • If you are attending an ISS Matriculation Workshop, ISS will walk through the process of purchasing insurance online.
  • If you are not attending an ISS Matriculation Workshop, you will need to purchase health insurance online through Insurance For Students. For more information, visit ISS Health Insurance Information.
Office of International Student Services
iss@marshall.edu
Welcome Center

Advisor Hold

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Required Advisor Meeting Contact your academic advisor to schedule an advising meeting. Advisor information is listed in MyMU

Financial Obligation

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Outstanding account balance Resolve any outstanding balance with INTO Finance Office or the Office of the Bursar INTO Finance Office
intofinance@marshall.edu

OR

Bursar’s Office
Old Main, Room 101
bursar@marshall.edu

Social Obligation

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Required Social Obligation Complete your sanction from the Office of Student Conduct Office of Student Conduct
Memorial Student Center, 2nd Floor

INTO Graduate Admissions

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Missing admissions documents Request final, official documents be sent to INTO Graduation Admissions. This may include transcripts, graduation certificates, and/or immunization records. Sarah Davis
sarah.davis@marshall.edu
INTO Center, Room 111

INTO Undergraduate Admissions

Reason for Hold Action to Take Person / Office to Contact
Missing admissions documents Request final, official documents be sent to INTO Graduation Admissions. This may include transcripts, graduation certificates, and/or immunization records. Sarah Davis
sarah.davis@marshall.edu
INTO Center, Room 111

5. Let ISS know if you plan to travel outside the US between semesters

If you plan to travel outside the United States after matriculating to Marshall, be sure to let the Office of International Student Services know your travel plans. To do this, you must submit a Request for a Travel Signature. Your Travel Signature Request will remain pending until your new I-20 is issued.

If you are registered for an ISS Matriculation Workshop, we will assist you with submitting a Request for a Travel Signature during the workshop.

Take me to the Request for a Travel Signature

Frequently Asked Questions About Travel During Matriculation

Do I need a travel signature to travel inside the United States?
Can I reenter the United States with my old I-20?
Can I leave the United States before I receive my new I-20?
What documents do I need to reenter the United States after traveling abroad?
If my old I-20 has a valid travel signature, do I still need a new travel signature?

6. Receive Your New I-20

ISS typically begins issuing new I-20’s about one week after the end of the semester.  If your financial documents are approved for pathway and you meet all progression requirements, you will receive an email notifying you that your new I-20 is ready for pick-up.  If you are not able to pick-up your I-20 at the Welcome Center, you can see alternative delivery options at  Document Pick-Up and Delivery.

Frequently Asked Questions About Receiving the I-20

What documents do I need to submit to receive my I-20?
When will I receive my I-20?
How can I receive my new I-20?
Why do I need a new I-20?
Do I need to purchase insurance BEFORE I can receive my I-20?
Do I need to register for classes before I get my I-20?