Soon you’ll be on the exciting campus in Montgomery, Alabama. Before you arrive, complete the steps below to avoid common issues or delays for international students.


We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.

Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local personal advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

North </br>America


Latin </br>America




South </br>Asia


Southeast </br>Asia


Middle East/</br>North Africa

Middle East/
North Africa

Russia/</br>Central Asia

Central Asia



North Asia


Tel:+380 97 159 06 09WhatsApp:+380 97 159 06 09Skype:mkyselova14Email Maryna

Chau (Vietnam)

Tel:+84 908.792.892WhatsApp:+84 908.792.892Skype:diemchau.dtEmail Chau

Shayan (Pakistan)

Tel:+923358220020WhatsApp:+923358220020Skype:shayanchawlaEmail Shayan


Tel:+971.52.358.5215WhatsApp:+971.52.358.5215Skype:shirin_elchami_1Email Shirin

Suan (Korea)

Mobile:+82-10-4947-9065Kakao App:liliana67Email Suan

Abbie (North Asia, Exc. Korea)

Tel:+852 8481 0532WhatsApp:+852 8481 0532Email Abbie

Tomi - Africa

WhatsApp:+234.703.414.1021Skype:Tomi AfilakaTel:+234.703.414.1021Email Tomi


WhatsApp:+1.857.529.7237Skype:Jacob MobergTel:+1.857.529.7237Email Jacob


WhatsApp:+91.995.351.0160Skype:arorasakshi187Tel:+91.995.351.0160Email Sakshi


WhatsApp:+91.999.647.1494Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91.999.647.1494Email Sonam


WhatsApp:+91.972.501.2676Skype:+91.972.501.2676Tel:+91.972.501.2676Email Unnati

Viraja – South Asia (India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja

George – LATAM

WhatsApp:+57.301.521.6058Skype:georgelalcantaraTel:+57.301.521.6058Email George


WhatsApp:+84.937.225.295Skype:hoangvtb1983Tel:+84.937.225.295Email Hoang

Saranya - (SE Asia exc. Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66.96.982.0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66.96.982.0007Email Saranya

Alice – South and West China

QQ:1196954619Tel:+86 15928933132Email Alice

Annie - South China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.135.7055.0749Email Annie

Jane - West China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.2876.6884Email Jane

Kelly – Central China

QQ:713070180Tel:+ Kelly

Lisha - North China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.183.1016.8200Email Lisha

Mark - East China

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.158.0062.4575Email Mark

Vicky – North China

QQ:1925259247Tel:+86.135.2182.7910Email Vicky

Complete your Pre-Arrival Checklist.

After you receive the electronic copy of your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:

  1. Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
  2. Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
  3. Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.

After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and can sometimes take several weeks to schedule.

  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-901 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive, and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your enrollment advisor of the date and embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:

When purchasing your ticket, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

Once you book your flight, visit auminternational.org/arrival to enter your travel itinerary and confirm your free airport pickup if necessary. Please note that airport transfer is only available at Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM). These important details will help the campus team prepare for your arrival and make your big day go as smoothly as possible. Students living off-campus must provide their own transportation.

Application Deadline

Program Move-in DateSpring 2020Summer 2020Fall 2020
Academic BridgeDecember 4, 2019April 14, 2020N/A
Partner Transfer (IEP)January 11, 2020June 3, 2020N/A
Language PathwayDecember 4, 2019April 14, 2020N/A
Pre-Sessional EnglishJanuary 11, 2020January 11, 2020N/A
Standard AdmissionDecember 4, 2019April 14, 2020N/A

Payment Deadline

Program Move-in DateSpring 2020Summer 2020Fall 2020
Academic BridgeDecember 20, 2019May 17, 2020N/A
Partner Transfer (IEP)December 20, 2019May 17, 2020N/A
Language PathwayDecember 20, 2019May 17, 2020N/A
Pre-Sessional EnglishDecember 20, 2019May 17, 2020N/A
Standard AdmissionDecember 20, 2019May 17, 2020July 22, 2020

Program Move-in Date

Program Move-in DateSpring 2020Summer 2020Fall 2020
Academic BridgeMarch 1, 2020May 31, 2020N/A
Partner Transfer (IEP)March 1, 2020May 31, 2020N/A
Language PathwayMarch 1, 2020May 31, 2020N/A
Pre-Sessional EnglishMarch 1, 2020May 31, 2020N/A
Standard AdmissionMarch 1, 2020May 31, 2020August 5, 2020

Making your payment in full two weeks before you arrive will help avoid delays with enrollment.

Choose between two ways to submit payment for tuition and fees:

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit AUM’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
  • Wire transfer: Find the wire transfer information on your offer letter. When making the transaction, be sure to include the student’s name and birthday.

Please complete following forms:

  • Immunization Form: Complete this mandatory health and immunization form and email it to Student Health Services prior to your arrival, as required by law, and bring it with you to campus.
  • FERPA Disclosure Form: Complete this form prior to your arrival.

Helpful Resources

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Next Steps Brochure

This useful brochure is full of information on your I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the Auburn University at Montgomery campus.

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Immigration Guide

This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in Montgomery.

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Pre-Arrival Checklist

Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the AUM campus.

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Orientation Schedule

Here’s an example of what your orientation schedule might look like. During orientation, you will receive a full campus tour, see the sights around Montgomery, Alabama and get to know your fellow international students!

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Academic Calendar

Plan ahead! This calendar tells you when class starts and ends, and when holidays and exams are happening.