Congratulations on your acceptance to Georgetown College!

We are excited to welcome you to be a part of the tradition of our historic, prestigious college. We look forward to including you in an academically-rigorous institution based on strong principles and character. On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of Georgetown College, welcome!

Please follow these steps to complete the enrollment process:

1) Accept your offer of admission

Along with your official acceptance letter you received three documents:

  • Scholarship Offer
  • International Offer of Admission and Agreements
  • Financial Verification for F-1 students

Be sure to read over and complete each document. Once complete, all documents should be returned via email to Note that full color, PDF files are strongly preferred. Please email any questions about these forms, including questions about the financial verification process, to Mr. Jason Snider, Director of International Studies and Enrollment.

2) Pay the $1,000 deposit

This deposit reserves your spot at Georgetown College and officially makes you a GC Tiger! Georgetown College has partnered with Western Union to make international payments easier. Visit our unique Western Union website for additional information.

3) Submit information needed to issue your I-20

Before issuing your I-20 (the immigration document you’ll need to schedule a visa appointment) we need the following information:

  • Copy of your passport (full color, high quality copy preferred)
  • Country of birth and country of citizenship
  • Full mailing address

These items should be email to

4) Receive your I-20 via FedEx

Once you pay the deposit and submit required information we will issue your I-20. We will mail other important information to you along with your I-20.

5) Pay the SEVIS fee

Visit the SEVIS Fee website to pay your SEVIS fee.

6) Schedule your visa interview at the nearest US Embassy

Find your local US Embassy

7) Purchase your plane ticket to Georgetown!

After receiving your F-1 visa, be sure to contact the Office of International Student Services about the correct dates for your ticket. Georgetown has partnered with StudentUniverse to offer discounted travel to students. Visit StudentUniverse for additional information. You may also want to visit the Arrival Process page for important information.

Note: StudentUniverse is an option for purchasing your plane ticket. Students are not required to purchase their plane ticket via Student Universe.

8) Receive information from the Office of International Student Services about class registration, housing and your arrival.

 Looking for information about cell phones, bank accounts and other topics?

See International Student Services for more information.