Important Deadlines & Dates for International Admissions

Hardin-Simmons University offers two times a year for new international students to apply for admissions, arrive to campus, and then attend classes at the university. The Fall semester entry is in the middle of August and the Spring semester entry is at the beginning of January each year, there is not a Summer semester entry for international students at this time.

In order to have the greatest chance of acceptance and arrival to HSU, please complete your application and submit all of the required documents by these important dates below. As always, if you have any questions please email us at international.admissions@hsutx.edu. We are here to help!

Important Deadlines & Dates for International Admissions

International Admissions Deadline Financial Documents & Finalization Deadline * International Student Arrival Dates Mandatory International Student Orientation Classes Begin
Spring 2022 November 1, 2021 December 1, 2021 January 10-13, 2022 January 14 to January 15, 2022 January 18, 2022
Fall 2022 June 1, 2021 July 1, 2022 August 8-11, 2022 August 12 to August 13, 2022 August 22, 2022
Spring 2023 November 1, 2022 December 1, 2022 January 9-12, 2023 January 13 to January 14, 2023 January 16, 2023

* The Financial Documents & Finalization Deadline is the final date for new international students to complete their statement of financial backing form and include supporting evidence; i.e. bank statements, savings accounts, etc. These documents must be submitted and approved in order for HSU to issue a Form I-20 in order to apply for an F-1 education Visa. In addition, all new international students are required to complete their enrollment and arrival to HSU for the next semester by this date. At this point, new international students must have paid their enrollment deposit, registered for classes, submitted all of their visa documents, completed their HSU campus housing form, provided proof of their vaccinations and medical history , as well as completed their arrival form with the Global Engagement Office. Students who have not completed these items by this deadline will be unable to attend HSU for the upcoming semester and may be required to reapply for international admission again for a later term.