The Graduate School Admissions Overview

Report
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
Fall 2014
Anne Lanzit
Meg Buckley
Shirley Fiasconaro
Holly Becker
The Graduate School Admission Stats
•In Academic Year 13-14:
• Total of 10,236 applications received
• Total of 5,457 domestic applicants and 4,779
international applicants
• 2,682 domestic/1,385 international students
admitted
• 2,073 domestic/833 international matriculations
• Fall 2014: 710 international students matriculated
needing visas sponsored by ISSS
The Graduate School Admission Stats
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Total
Applications
180
405
1,266
2,440
3,019
1,244
632
280
226
185
188
171
10,236
Admissions
56
90
126
169
219
717
1,045
698
414
216
153
164
4,067
Matriculations
55
82
74
113
93
136
538
536
566
345
180
188
2,906
Admissions FAQs
1.) I cannot find my applicant by searching by his
name, how else can I find it?
Admissions FAQs
2.) How can I tell if my applicant’s letters of
recommendation have been received?
*Offline recommendations received must be entered
by the departments, they are not entered by The
Graduate School.*
Admissions FAQs
3.) How do I waive letters of recommendation/ have
my applicants waive them?
4.) My department does not require GRE scores- how
do I waive them?
Admissions FAQs
5.) My applicant’s TOEFL scores should be waived,
how can I make sure they are waived?
*Departments should NEVER waive the TOEFL
requirement on their own, always contact
[email protected] *
POLICY ON WAIVERS
Admissions FAQs
6.) How can I tell if my applicant’s transcripts/
diplomas are received?
*Once an applicant is admitted they must send in
their official transcripts for all course work, including
classes they are currently enrolled in.*
Admissions FAQs
7.) Does my applicant need to send transcripts if they
haven’t received a conferred degree yet?
8.) My International applicant only has original copies
of their transcript/ diploma- can they send copies?
9.) What happens when applicants do not send their
final official transcripts/ diplomas for courses/ degrees
they were enrolled in at the time of application?
Questions?
Admissions FAQs
10.) My International applicant was matriculatedwhere is their I-20?
11.) What does “ADMT/GREG” in Hobson’s mean?
*Applicants will not be matriculated until they have
accepted the offer in Hobson’s, and submitted all
required documentation. *
Admissions FAQs
12.) How can I tell if an applicant has accepted
enrollment?
13.) What does “DEIN/ GPAS” in Hobson’s mean?
Admissions FAQs
14.) Why can’t I see the admit letter when it shows
“DEIN/ GPAS” in Hobson’s?
Once an applicant has been matriculated, the system
of record is SA and NOT Hobson’s. Any changes made
for a student after matriculation should NOT be made
in Hobson’s.
15.) Why hasn’t my applicant been matriculated?
Admissions FAQs
16.) How do I track what my applicant is missing in
their application for matriculation when they are “DEIN
missing materials”?
Other Questions?
ISSS Changes
• To separate two distinctive qualification
assessments
o Academic admission
o Immigration eligibility
• To provide a communication tool for
students on I-20 status
• To increase efficiency during I-20
processing
Non U.S. citizens in “Apply Yourself”
Admission Notice in Application
Steps to Receive I-20 or DS-2019
• Student receives two e-mails from UITS at the time of
admission regarding their NetID and how to
activate their NetID
• Student activates their NetID – NetID and password
are needed to request an I-20
Steps to Receive I-20 or DS-2019
• Student “accepts” the admission offer via
“Enrollment Form” link in the admission decision
letter in application
• Enrollment form link in e-mail WILL disappear AFTER
December 19, 2014 for Spring 2015 admission and
AFTER July 31, 2015 for Fall 2015 admission
• The Graduate School forwards ISSS admission
packet electronically
Steps to Receive I-20 or DS-2019
• Student submits their I-20 requests directly to ISSS via
I-20 online request form (indicated in the admission
email notice) – using their NetID & password.
• Student receives confirmation email at their UCONN
account with a note that ISSS will contact with
further instructions later
Steps to Receive I-20 or DS-2019
• ISSS’ normal processing time is 2 weeks after the ISSS
file is in order.
• ISSS processes files on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Upon issuance of I-20,
o It is forwarded to The Graduate School for distribution.
o Student receives a pre-arrival instruction email from ISSS.
Steps to Receive I-20 or DS-2019
• The Graduate School matriculates student receipt of
pending OFFICIAL documents from students (if
applicable).
• The Graduate School notifies departments for distribution
of matriculation packet with I-20.
• Departments pick up the packets at The Graduate
School.
• Departments double check correct mailing addresses
with students.
• Departments add any of their own materials and
expedite mail to students.
Applicant Support
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL WEBSITE
DOMESTIC/ PERMANENT RESIDENT FAQS
INTERNATIONAL FAQS
Questions?

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