Deposit and Transcripts

Pay your deposit

A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your spot in the program.  After you accept your offer, please make sure you pay this deposit right away through the Graduate College Application Portal.


Original transcripts need to be sent from your institution(s) if you have been admitted as a degree-seeking student in the iMBA program. Please note that the transcripts you provided in your application were “unofficial” unless they came directly from the granting institution and were sent to the University of Illinois. Please start the process now by contacting your institution(s) to have those documents sent to the iMBA program.

The Graduate College at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is required to confirm all of your past higher education credentials. In the “Notice of Admissions” email, that was provided to you by the graduate college, you will see a list of Official Credentials you need to provide.

Failure to send these documents in a timely matter will result in a “transcript hold” being placed on your student record by Graduate Admissions. This hold will prevent any future term iMBA registration until cleared. Electronic transcripts may be emailed to  Original printed transcripts from the institution may be mailed to the address below. If you are sending original transcripts you want returned, you must provide a prepaid shipping label with your transcripts. If you fail to provide us a prepaid shipping label, we will send your transcripts back via UPS and bill the cost to your student account:

ATTN: iMBA Program
2019 Business Instructional Facility
515 E. Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Deadlines for transcripts:

  • For Fall admits: September 15
  • For Spring admits: February 15

For international students, it is imperative that you begin this process now, as it may take longer for these documents to be secured. If your international institution is unable to provide official transcripts, we will accept originals or attested copies from a government agency (US Department of Education, Embassy, etc.). If your transcripts or degree certificate are not translated we will need translations of the documents as well. There are several companies (including ones online) which provide this service.  If you choose to mail us originals we will return them using UPS (with tracking), however we can never guarantee delivery once given to UPS.

If you have questions or need support on this please contact us at or call (217) 300-2481.