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Become a member

Membership for EducationUSA

Student Advising Center at

The United States – Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission

No.55, Abdul Caffoor Mawatha, Colombo 03

Tel: 011-2564176 or 011-2564153

Email: [email protected]

Facebook Page:



Why become a member?

“EducationUSA centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities. Millions of prospective students learn about U.S. study opportunities through EducationUSA centers each year.  Centers are staffed by professional advisers who adhere to ethical standards, and/or have received State Department-approved training about U.S. higher education and the advising process.”

If you are interested in studying in the US, you will find all the resources you need at the US State Department supported EducationUSA Advising Center in Sri Lanka at the US-SLFC.

How to become a member

Membership Requirements:

You are required to submit the following at the time of registration for membership.

  1. The requisite membership fee. Membership fee for 3 years = Rs. 5000/-
  2. 2 photographs ( size: National Identity Card)
  3. The National ID card /Passport & photocopy of ID
  4. Signed agreement of “Conditions of Services” which you will receive by post.


  • Membership is not transferable
  • Membership card has to be produced during each visit
  • US-SLFC reserves the right to revoke membership of a student who abuses institutional/ library/membership privileges or rules
  • Timings, fees and services are subject to change
  • Retain a photocopy of your membership card


Free for all visitors
 1 Study in the U.S.A. basic orientation sessions for undergraduates and graduates. –prior registration needed
 2 Distribution of ETS/College Board test bulletins

(preference to members when in short supply)

 3 Library reference services (Monday to Friday between 9:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.)
 4 F1 (Student) Visa Seminars – Prior registration needed
 5 Access to specific informational CDs and practice tests
 6 Virtual Advising Sessions on Facebook chat via the EducationUSA Sri Lanka Facebook page. (Mondays from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.)
Members only
 1 Free attendance at all paid workshops. (Prior registration for the sessions is mandatory)
 2 Purchase books on test preparation with a 20% discount
 3 4 free individual advising sessions  (Conditions apply)
 4 Free use of computers for educational purposes
 5 Loan of books for overnight use – fees apply *Please note that the facility for loan of books will only be activated after your membership has been processed and your mailing address has been verified.
 1 Purchase books on test prep at a 5% discount
 2 Individual  advising sessions –  30 minutes   (Fees Rs.500/- per session)
 3 Use of computers – Rs.60/- per hour
 4 Access to paid workshops on Financial aid, How to write an effective college admissions essay/Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement, How to obtain effective letters of recommendation, etc.
 5 Editing/correcting UG essays and Grad SOPs (conditions apply)
Fees to be charged equally for
 1 Photocopying facility – fees & conditions apply


 Other services  – members & non-members Fees
 1  Authentication of educational documents (conditions apply)  Rs. 250/- per document and                                Rs.5/- per photocopy
 2  Photocopying facility – fees & conditions apply  Rs. 5/- per page (Single sides) and Rs. 10/- per page (Double sides)
 3  Pre departure  orientation  Free of Charge