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Transfer-In Students

Transfer-In Students

Transfer Students currently at another U.S. Institution

Students transferring their SEVIS record from another U.S. institution to UMass Lowell will receive an I-20/DS-2019 with the same SEVIS number as their previous school and are not required to pay a new SEVIS fee.

Many of the documents here are in pdf form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

The following documents are required in order to receive your UMass Lowell I-20/DS-2019:

Visa Document Items Required:

Transfer Documents Required:

Transfer students with a valid F-1/J-1 visa stamp in their passport are not required to apply for a new visa if traveling within or outside of the U.S.

Transfer students who decide to travel outside the U.S. are permitted to re-enter the U.S. more than 30 days before the start of your program.

Please submit all documents to

Details pertaining to Transfer Orientation can be found by visiting the Transfer Orientation website.