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Pre-Arrival Information

The International Student Services Office looks forward to welcoming you to our campus. We want to make your educational experience at the University of Tulsa both rewarding and enjoyable. Please stop by our office (with your passport, I-94, and other immigration documents) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, so we may give you the information necessary to enroll in classes and become acquainted with our university. Consider bringing your national dress, musical instruments and/or artifacts with you to the U.S. You will have many opportunities to share them while you are here, including the University of Tulsa’s International Education Week Celebration.

Please see our Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure.


Intent to Enroll

Have you decided to attend The University of Tulsa?  Accept your admission offer by completing the International Intent to Enroll form.  Click Intent to Enroll to complete this form online by using your application login.  If you are not able to access the online form, you can download and print the paper form here and submit via email or regular mail.

Enrollment Deposit

New students must pay a non-refundable $200 deposit before enrolling in classes. Enrollment for fall classes opens in May and continues until classes begin. The International Student Services office will assist you with the enrollment process after we receive your enrollment deposit.

Pay Enrollment Deposit

Undergraduate Students Orientation

The office of Student Affairs will send you detailed information about the orientation program and options available. Students should register at here to participate.

Arrival Date

The Housing Office will send you written notice of room assignments and move-in details. We suggest you arrive on campus during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, for the best assistance from the university. If you are unable to arrive during these hours, you may contact the university by phoning 918-631-5555 to request assistance.

Weather In Oklahoma

Plan to bring warm clothes (including a heavy coat) for the winter season (November to February) and lighter clothes for summer (June to August). The climate in Tulsa is characterized by rapid weather changes. Temperatures in the winter months range from -10 to 10 Centigrade with summer temperatures ranging from 25 to 40 Centigrade.


Payment of tuition and fees is due at the beginning of each semester. Students should make arrangements to have sufficient funds available upon arrival to cover all semester costs as well as moving-in expenses – taxi/transport, hotel room, housing and utility deposits, food, etc. Further information on money and expenses is available here.

Be sure you are thoroughly familiar with your government’s regulations on transferring funds to the United States. If your program will last more than one year, make sure you have sufficient available funds to cover your entire period of study.

PLEASE NOTE — Students With Families
Students who bring dependents should expect to spend an additional $3,000 per year for a spouse and $1,500 per year for each dependent child.