International Students at Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC
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International Students

International students are students that need to be issued an I-20 form to be eligible to study in the United States.
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International Students With An F-1 Visa
The College is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students with an F-1 visa.  A student on F-1 visa status must pay out-of-state tuition and     cannot be considered a resident of the state. An international student is not eligible for scholarships or financial assistance.  The following criteria must be met before a student is accepted to the College and issued an I-20 form:

International students are required to be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.

Transfer Students
To be eligible for transfer to Cleveland Community College, international students must have completed one semester at the institution that issued the I-20. Transfer students must provide an official transcript and a VISA clearance form completed by the institution from which they are transferring.

Student housing is not available on campus; international students are expected to make their own housing arrangements.

International students cannot be employed on campus during the first year of attendance. After completing one year of attendance, students are allowed to work part-time on campus. Students are not authorized to work off campus except under extraordinary circumstances.

International Students Without An F-1 Visa
All international students, nonimmigrant or permanent resident, must submit immigration documents to Student Services. Cleveland Community College follows the North Carolina State Residency procedures in determining in-state classification for international students.

For more information on admissions procedures for undocumented students, please contact Student Services at 704.669.4139

Thursday, March 14, 2013 09:22:38 AM