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Sponsored Students 

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All international students enrolling at USU under a letter of financial guarantee from a sponsoring party other than family/personal funds is considered to be a sponsored student and will be assessed a sponsored student fee of $200/semester. This fee provides sponsored students with the following services:
  • Airport transportation for first time arrivals
  • Specialized orientation services specific to sponsored program policies
  • Advising regarding sponsored program requirements and immigration regulations
  • Institutional communication to sponsor on behalf of the student
  • Student performance reports to sponsors
Amanda Castillo serves as the International Sponsored Student Advisor and acts as a liaison between the campus, student, and sponsor. Amanda can be reached at or (435) 797-9220. General inquiries can also be sent to


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