Visa Information In brief, the order of events after a student is admitted to the university is as follows: A student confirms their intent to enroll by submitting their nonrefundable tuition deposit through the Discover Drexel portal. International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) Office reaches out to the student with instructions on how to apply for a visa. Student follows ISSS instructions and is granted a pre-visa document sponsored by Drexel University. Student uses the pre-visa document and follows the instructions that come with it to apply for a visa at a US embassy or consulate in their home country. Student is granted a visa by a US embassy or consulate in their home country. Student carries visa and pre-visa document with them when they enter the U.S. to begin their course of study at Drexel University.