AP 5012 International Students - Administrative Procedures, Chapter 5 Student Services

  • References: Education Code Sections 76020, 76141, 76142; Title 5 Section 54045; Title 8, U.S.C. Section 101, et seq.

The application process shall include submission of an application form that meets all admission requirements established by the U.S. government for issuing F-1 student visas. This information includes appropriate visa information from the country of residence, including INS forms.

Supporting documents, including proof of financial support, shall be provided to the District prior to issuing form I-20.

Students must submit an acceptable TOEFL score of 133 CBT or 450 PBT, 45 iBT, or enroll in English as a Second Language (ESL).

The college shall determine country of residence, examine visas and other documents to determine that students have secured the proper visas permitting entry for temporary purposes.

If students enter the United States on an I-20 from Ohlone College, they must attend Ohlone College for at least one semester before transferring.

All international students must purchase medical insurance from Ohlone College's carrier. Prospective students shall submit to Ohlone College, before the start of classes, proof of freedom from tuberculosis. Any student who has not provided proof of freedom from tuberculosis documentation must follow directives of the Health Center. Students who are non-compliant may be administratively withdrawn from the college.

All documentation must be professionally translated into English.

Adopted: November 2013