International Student Services

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.

Location: Payne Hall Room 101C. Please sign in at the Admissions Office desk, where you will be asked to complete any necessary paperwork.

Appointments: International students can meet with the International Student Services Coordinator on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Please email for more information. 

College Overview

Founded in 1946, Mohawk Valley Community College is a public, co-educational, two-year institution. The College is a unit of the 64-campus State University of New York System (SUNY). MVCC offers choice, opportunity, and hope by providing accessible and affordable higher education, training, and services that emphasize academic excellence, diversity and a global view for all students. The College has approximately 5,300 students with 128 international students. 

All MVCC international students benefit from a variety of support services, including on-campus housing, assistance in finding suitable off-campus housing, health services, academic advising, personal counseling, orientation, multi-cultural and international student services and advisement, transfer services and career counseling. MVCC students participate in a broad range of activities, clubs and organizations, including an active International Club. Both intercollegiate athletics and intramural sports are available to men and women students.

Why Choose MVCC?

  • MVCC is part of the SUNY System, the largest university system in the world
  • MVCC is affordable
  • Small class sizes
  • No TOEFL required
  • Many transfer opportunities
  • Location
  • Safe location
  • On-campus residence halls
  • Countless campus facilities
  • Full range of ESL courses