How to Apply to Ohlone College

The following application is for students who intend to apply for an F-1 student visa, or already have an F-1 student visa. Applicants can either apply to the English Language Institute (ELI) or an Ohlone College Academic Degree Program by following these steps:

  1. Download the International Student Application (PDF)

  2. Complete and submit the International Student Application and all the supporting documents (see the complete list of supporting documents in the Application Checklist on page 3 of the application) to international@ohlone.edu. In the email Subject Line include: Applicant's full name, Program (ELI or Degree Program), and Start Term.

Admitted students will receive an Ohlone College Acceptance Packet. The Acceptance Packet will include:

  • An Ohlone College Form I-20
  • An Admission letter from Ohlone College
  • Information on new International Student Orientation (usually one week before the start of classes)
  • Information on class registration, health insurance, and other related matters
  • Information on how to apply for an F-1 Student Visa

Deaf international students must also complete and submit the supplemental International Deaf Student Application (PDF), in addition to the other required International Student Application (PDF) documents. Questions about the International Deaf Student Application or deaf student services at Ohlone College may be directed to Nan Zhou, Ohlone College Deaf Studies Counselor, at nzhou@ohlone.edu.

Individuals that would like to apply to Ohlone College and do not need to change their visa type to F-1, can complete the Ohlone College Enrollment Process online. More information about this application process is available through Admissions and Records

Questions?

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Office of International Programs and Services by calling (510) 659-6439 or sending an email to international@ohlone.edu

Degree & ELI Program Applications and Admissions Questions

Name Contact
Chanelle Trowbridge
ELI Program Assistant
Building 7, 2nd floor, room 7227, Fremont campus
 

International Programs, Immigration, and Visa Questions

Name Contact
Kristi Radke
International Programs Manager
Building 7, 2nd floor, room 7228, Fremont campus