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Graduate Checklist

All Incoming Graduate Students

  1. Apply through the Graduate School
  2. Submit the following to OISS:
    • Copy of your passport biological page (from your home country)
    • Financial documentation from a dependable source showing a minimum of $33,600 for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 semesters' estimated expenses — here are some examples of acceptable documentation:
      • Bank statement in the student’s name
      • Scholarship offer letter
      • Financial Data Form if the funds/bank statement are not in the student’s name

Graduate Students Transferring from an Educational Institution within the U.S.

In addition to the requirements above, please submit the following to OISS:

  1. Copy of I-20(s) or DS-2019(s) from your other educational institution(s) within the U.S.
  2. Copy of your SEVIS record
  3. International Transfer Verification Form

Mail or fax all of the required OISS documents to:

University of Nevada, Reno
Office of International Student Scholars/MS 0074
Reno, NV 89557 USA

(775) 327-5845

Need Assistance?

Students are encouraged to contact the University international student admissions staff.

Questions regarding visa issues and financial documentation — contact OISS admissions staff at

Questions regarding the application process — contact the Graduate School international admissions coordinator, Michele Sandberg, at

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