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Steps to Apply as an International Student

1. Apply to the College

Apply online and send supporting materials to the International Admissions Office. First-time students, please send your materials, including high school transcripts and financial documentation, at least 3-4 months before the start date.

2. Return the Acceptance Confirmation Form

Return the Acceptance Confirmation Form to International Student Services once you receive your acceptance packet and Form I-20.

3. Pay the U.S. SEVIS Fee

Pay the U.S. SEVIS Fee of $200 and have a printed receipt that proves payment before your visa interview. Find out how to pay your SEVIS Fee at www.fmjfee.com.

4. Apply for your visa

Apply for your visa as soon as possible! There may be considerable wait times for both the visa interview and visa processing. For more information, visit Wait time information for specific embassies and consulates.

5. Complete your housing application

Complete your housing application and return it with your $100USD housing deposit to secure your room. Contact housing@mvcc.edu for on-campus housing information.

6. Communicate your travel plans

Communicate your travel plans to International Student Services. Airport shuttle available!

7. Attend International Student Orientation

Attend International Student Orientation for mandatory placement tests, advisement sessions, and an introduction to campus!

8. Make your class schedule

Make your class schedule with an academic advisor and begin classes!

 


Department Contact

Taylor Decker
International Admissions Counselor
tdecker@mvcc.edu
Phone: (001) 315.792.5351
Fax: (001) 315.792.5527

SKYPE anytime!

Skype Name: mvcc-internationalstudents