Office of International Programs

Inviting Your Family

Inviting your family for graduation ceremonies or a summer visit?  Need a letter for them to submit with their tourist visa application? Please send an e-mail to with the following information:

  1. Your name & student number
  2. Your major
  3. Semester you first started at USM
  4. Anticipated graduation date
  5. Phone number and/or e-mail in case we have question.

In order to prepare the necessary letter(s) we need the following information about each family member.

  1. Name (first and last)
  2. Relationship (mother, brother, cousin)
  3. Date of birth
  4. Place of birth: please include city and country 
  5. Gender

We also need to know the following for the purposes of writing the letter.

  • Anticipated Dates of Visit
  • Purpose of the visit
  • Where will the visitor apply for their visa (city/state/country of embassy or consulate).

Note: This is not the same as bring a spouse or depending on an F-2 or J-2 visa. If this is what you want to do please contact the International Office for more information.