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For international students in need of a support letter for a U.S. Visitor's Visa application in order for a friend or family member to attend Graduation ceremonies, please email the following information to the UTHSC Registrar's Office at

Graduation Candidate's Name:
885 Number:
Email Address:
Anticipated Degree:
Name and address of the individual(s) to whom you would like the letter addressed:
Name and address of the government office and/or official(s) to whom you would like the letter addressed:

In addition to the support letter, students should write letters of invitation for guests to attend The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Graduation ceremonies where the student is to be honored.

Students requesting support letters are responsible for picking up the letters from the Registrar's Office and mailing them to the friend or family member. UTHSC cannot make the Visa application on behalf of the guest(s).This is the responsibility of your invitee.

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s office at 901-448-5568.

May 26, 2022