The UCIE is here to help you find out all the information you need to decide whether a visit to Wright State is right for you, and to help you plan for and enjoy a stay here as an international visitor if you decide to come. Please feel free to contact us at any time, with any question you have! We have a number of resources that can help answer any of your questions. We urge you to become familiar with our website at www.wright.edu/ucie, which includes links to forms and information about a range of considerations, from housing and employment to information of special interest to newly admitted students.
The UCIE also has some very helpful guides, including the International Student Handbook you can download as a PDF file from www.wright.edu/ucie/visitors. Within this booklet are “survival tips” and valuable information you will need to know if you become a student at Wright State.
For anyone considering a stay at Wright State as a visiting scholar, our International Scholar Handbook, which we can email to you as a Microsoft Word file, contains more detailed information on practical topics such as what to do before you arrive, and how to:
- obtain health insurance
- plan your arrival
- obtain Wright State ID card
- apply for Social Security Number
- complete housing arrangements
- open a bank account
- get a driver's license.
The Handbook also has very useful sections about:
- immigration matters
- research scholar/professor and short-term scholar restrictions
- employment issues
- tax information
- extending your stay
- travel inside and outside the United States
- family matters, including enrolling your child in school
We hope this short guide has been useful to you! Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also phone us at 00-1-937-775-5745, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (08:30 to 17:00), U.S. Eastern Time. Our office staff speaks English, but staff who speak French and Spanish may also be available.
Thank you, and we hope to see you soon!
Please take a look at a brochure from "The Welcome Club",
a project of the WSU Retirees Association.