Admission Notification

Our office mails all items via regular airmail, which can take 2-4 weeks to reach its destination. To request express mailing, please visit University Express Mail Services (UEMS) and follow the instructions to create and verify an account. You will then be able to log in to the account and create a waybill which will be sent to us (please ensure that you select Graduate Admissions after searching for the University of La Verne).

We recommend that you request express mailing after your admissions status changes to “complete” as a decision will be rendered shortly. If you have questions about how to use this service, visit the UEMS FAQ or e-mail We have also created step-by-step instructions on setting up an account.

Please refer to the following dates regarding the processing of your completed application. Due to the volume of applications we receive daily, your status may not be reflected in our system immediately. Performance Scholarship applicants should view the Performance Scholarship website for scholarship deadlines.

Due to the timeline needed for international students to receive an I-20 and apply for a student visa, it is strongly recommended that students ensure all documents are submitted by the below deadlines. EducationUSA’s 5 Steps to U.S. Study is another useful resource to guide students through the admission process.

Fall Semester Start (August – December)

Application completed and received by: Decision notification by:
1 December 1 February
1 February 1 April
1 April 1 June

Spring Semester Start (February – May)

Application completed and received by: Decision notification by:
1 December 1 January

Immigration and I-20 Process

The Office of International Student Engagement assists all international students with inquiries regarding I-20 processing and visa information. They assist students with the process once a student has been admitted and submitted the tuition deposit.