International Non-Degree Student Mobility Initiatives
These guidelines are meant for international students participating in International Student Mobility Initiative (ISMI) programs, such as the 3+ and 1+ Excellence Programs, for which there is an executed agreement between UConn and the home institution. These requirements are non-negotiable.
Students interested in applying to this program should contact the international office or designated program coordinator at their home university for the application password. Students should follow the instructions carefully. The final admissions decision rests with the hosting department (in the case of undergraduate non-degree study) or with the Graduate School (in the case of graduate study). Specific department requirements can be found here. These requirements may include minimum GPA, skype interview with candidates, specific course prerequisites, etc.
The Office of Global Affairs-International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at UConn, working with the participating UConn School/College, will issue the immigration documents required for students to apply for a visa classification that ISSS determines most appropriate. Students must meet UConn’s requirements for visa sponsorship and comply with U.S. immigration regulations to obtain and maintain their status while at UConn. Students will be responsible for obtaining and paying for the costs related to passports and/or U.S. visa.
Global Training and Development Institute
University of Connecticut
368 Fairfield Way, Unit 4256
Storrs CT 06269-4256
All international students must demonstrate that they meet both the standard and degree-specific English language proficiency requirements of UConn before admission to non-degree study, a degree program or enrollment in UConn classes.
The minimum score requirement for the TOEFL is 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based) for UConn. The minimum score requirement for the IELTS exam is 6.5. Individual departments at UConn may require a higher score. Official scores must be sent to UConn by the testing agency.TOEFL Instructions: Request the ETS testing agency to send your TOEFL scores directly to UConn, using school code 3915.
IELTS Instructions: Request the testing agency (where you took the test) to send official IELTS scores to the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
This Application cannot be saved. Please have all your information on hand before beginning to fill out the application, as it must be completed in one sitting and submitted. You will receive a confirmation when the form has been submitted successfully. The application will ask you for three academic references. You will need their name, title (academic affiliation) and email address before beginning the application.