Chatham University

International Affairs

New Student Information for Degree Seeking International Students

Welcome to Chatham University.

We are so happy you have chosen to study at Chatham and look forward to meeting you. In the meantime, we have put information on the website to help get you ready to come to Chatham University and Pittsburgh. We know that it is a big decision to study so far from home and it is our goal to help you and make you feel comfortable about coming to Chatham. Below is some information to help you get ready to come to the U.S., Pittsburgh and Chatham.


You have received your admission packet (with I-20/DS-2019). How to prepare before you depart:


You have received your visa and arranged your travel to Pittsburgh.

***Upon arrival at the airport or border, please have passport, I-20/DS2019, admission letter from Chatham. (Canadian students also need proof of finances). Please also have Chatham's emergency numbers.

Please contact the Office of International Affairs at with questions about coming to Chatham as an international student.