ELI F-1 Visa Student Application

In addition to the online application, the following materials must be submitted to complete your application package:

  • Copy of your passport
  • Transcript from your most recent school
  • Express Mail fee (if the I-20 is being sent out of the U.S.)
  • Copy of your health insurance card with company name and policy number (if you already have health insurance)
  • Letter of Support (if the bank statement is not in your name)
  • Completed Health/TB and Meningococcal Form (DOC) (if you wish to live on campus)

Send Completed Applications

English Language Institute
Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21210

Application Instructions (PDF)

U.S. Contact Person

If applicable

Note: All full-time students must have health insurance while they study at the ELI. If you select "No," leave this question blank, or do not provide proof of insurance at orientation, you will be enrolled in and billed for the ELI insurance.

Letter of Support

If the bank statement is not in your name, the account owner must provide a letter of support that reads:

"I, (Sponsor's name), am writing this letter as an agreement of full financial support for (Student's name), who is my (relationship of Student to Sponsor), while s/he studies at the English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University. I have enclosed an official bank statement which shows that I have sufficient funds. I understand that costs for tuition, fees, and room and board are due in full the first week of the session."


  • Sponsor's Signature
  • Date
  • Relationship to Student

Application Signature