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International Student Forms

Please find a variety of useful forms for international students available below.

Affidavit of Financial Support

The University of North Florida is required by U.S. federal regulations to verify the financial resources of each applicant prior to issuing a SEVIS I-20. Please complete the Affidavit of Financial Support and Bank Certification and submit it along with any other relevant verification of support (bank letters, awards, scholarships, etc.). You must show proof of financial support for the first year of study at the University of North Florida and demonstrate availability of funds for the entire length of your academic program.

Estimated International Student Costs for One Academic Year (two semesters). These figures are subject to change without notice. Costs are adjusted yearly:

F-1 Students

Expenses Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition and Fees* $ 16,630 $ 18,803
Room and Board** $ 9,330 $ 9,330
Books & Supplies $ 895 $ 900
Miscellaneous Expenses
(health insurance***, transportation, etc.)
$ 5,900 $5,900
TOTAL****
(per one nine-month academic year / Fall & Spring Semesters)
$ 32,755 $34,933

J-1 Students

Expenses Undergraduate Graduate
Room and Board**      $ 9,686  $ 9,686 
Books & Supplies $ 900 $ 900
Miscellaneous Expenses (health insurance***, transportation, etc)  $ 6,491 $ 6,491

Total for two semesters (one academic year)

$ 17,000
 
$ 17,000
Total for one semester  $ 8,500 $ 8,500

 

*Undergraduate tuition and fees are based on estimates for 12 hours per semester (undergraduate students must register for a minimum of 12 hours each semester). Graduate tuition and fees are based on estimates of 9 hours per semester.

**Room and Board is based on an average of on-campus housing options and the most popular on-campus meal plan. Some housing choices will be higher and some will be lower. Actual costs will vary depending on choice of room and meal plan. Off-campus costs will depend on choice of accommodations and utilities.

***All F-1 and J-1 international students are required to carry health insurance.

****Add $3,500 to the above totals for each dependent.

NOTE: The above figures are estimates only, not actual costs. Because tuition, housing, and food costs tend to increase every year, it is recommended that you budget for an additional 5% to 10% over the estimated costs above. If you plan to enroll for the summer term along with the fall and spring terms, you should budget for at least an additional $8,000 to $13,000 depending upon the number of credits you register for and your academic level.

Affidavit of Financial Support

 

 

Acceptable Financial Documents

In order to issue an I-20/DS-2019, the applicant has to verify that he/she has the required funds to study in the United States for a minimum of one academic year. These funds have to be liquid assets and readily available for withdrawal.

The University of North Florida accepts the following financial documents as proof of readily available funds:

  • UNF affidavit form completed and certified by the applicant's sponsor and his/her bank;

    OR

  • First two sections of the affidavit form completed by the applicant's sponsor, paired with an official bank letter, bank statements, certificate of deposit, and/or a bank loan letter;

    OR

  • Official Government/NGO scholarship letter.

Note: Affidavit forms, bank letters, bank statements and scholarship/bank loan letters have to be issued within the last six months. Multiple sponsors are allowed.

The University of North Florida does not accept the following types of funds for I-20 purposes:

  • Retirement accounts
  • Real Estate statements
  • Property statements
  • Life insurance statements
  • Salary statements
  • Credit card statements
  • Other types of account that are neither considered liquid assets nor readily available funds

NOTE : The affidavit figures are estimates only, not actual costs. Because tuition, housing, and food costs tend to increase every year, it is recommended that you budget for an additional 5% to 10% over the estimated costs. If you plan to enroll for the summer term along with the fall and spring terms, you should budget for at least an additional $8,000 to $13,000 depending upon the number of credits you register for and your academic level.

Personal Data

U.S. law requires address notification within 10 days of change of address. To notify the International Center of a change of address, complete the form below and email it to intlctr@unf.edu

Personal Data Form

Academic Program Extension Request

International students that need extra time to complete their degree must have this form completed by their advisor.

Academic Advisor Recommendation Form

Reduced Course Load Request

For select reasons, an international student may request their course load to be reduced. The academic advisor and international student advisor must complete this form.

 Reduced Course Load Form

Travel Signature

Students who wish to travel outside of the US must complete this form and submit it with their I-20 or DS-2019.

Please allow five days for completion.

Travel Signature

Service Request

Students who are requesting practical training, immigration document updates, or other documents from an international student advisor should complete the form below:

Service Request Form

Transfer Notification

International students attending another US institution must complete this form to transfer their SEVIS record to UNF.

Transfer-in Notification

Students who wish to transfer to another US institution must complete this form to transfer their SEVIS record.

Transfer-out Notification

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