Immigration Document Mailing Options

I-20 Documents (for F-1 status students)

Graduate Students

If you are an admitted F-1 Graduate student, the Graduate Admissions office will express mail your I-20. Once your I-20 is created, they will get in contact with you to verify your mailing address. If you have any questions about your mailing, please contact them directly at

Students Admitted through the Applied English Center

If you are an Undergraduate student admitted to the Applied English Center, the Applied English Center will contact you when your I-20 is ready with various mailing options.  The AEC can be contacted at for questions.

Undergraduate students

If you are an F-1 Undergraduate (non-AEC) student, you will receive an email detailing your I-20 mailing options. We highly recommend the Express Mail option. The mailing options are listed below:

  • Express MailYou must arrange to use this option within 7 days of email sent to you by the ISS Document Specialist. Express Mail is the quickest option and typically will take about 3-4 days to arrive to you. If you choose to express mail your documents, it will be at your expense. Please go to the following website to set up Express Mail: 

Please do not request a shipment directly through DHL, UPS, or FedEx. All requests must be completed through eShipGlobal for us to properly receive your mailing selection. You may select the DHL, UPS, or FedEx options within eShipGlobal.

If you use this service, you will be required to create an account. To request a shipment, you will need a mailing address, e-mail, phone number and credit card information. If you have any questions while using this service, please e-mail

  • Regular Mail: Regular United States Postal Service (USPS) airmail can take up to 3-4 weeks for international mailing. This option is at no cost to you. If you do not set up the Express Mail shipment through eShipGlobal within 7 days of the ISS Document Specialist’s email, your document will automatically be sent by regular USPS mailing.

DS-2019 Documents (For J-1 status students)

If you are an admitted J-1 student, someone from ISS or International Programs will contact you when your DS-2019 is ready.  For more information, please contact:


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