Office of International Admissions

International Admissions

Additional Resources

002 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018

Phone: (319) 273-2281
Fax: (319) 273-2885



Congratulations on your admission to the University of Northern Iowa! We want to make your transition to the US and UNI as smooth as possible. We’ve outlined important next steps for you to take in order to accept your admission in order to prepare for your college career.

Step 1) Commit to UNI
To accept your offer of admission, please visit

Step 2) Complete the Housing Application
Students who plan to live on campus should do this early. You can submit an application at

Step 3) Register for Orientation
You must sign up for orientation online here:

Step 4) Apply for Your Student Visa
if you have received your Certificate of Eligibility, please visit to pay the SEVIS fee and to begin your visa application

Step 5) Take your math placement exam
All first-year undergraduate UNI students are required to complete the online ALEKS math placement exam prior to orientation. Visit for more information, and to access the exam.

Step 6) Stay Tuned
Continue to check your mail and email (the one listed on your application) for updates, announcements and reminders!