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Downloadable Admission Forms
MCC International Students

To apply for admission as an international student in F-1 student status to Metropolitan Community College, download the Application Checklist and follow the directions. The Application Checklist lists the required documentation. Late and incomplete applications may be denied. Please note that all international students are required to be insured through Aetna Student Health Insurance.

APPLICATION DUE DATES
Quarter
Applying from outside the USA
Applying from inside the USA

FALL 2014
Orientation is on Aug. 27, 2014.
Classes begin on
Sep. 2, 2014.

July 7, 2014
The due date has passed.

Aug. 1, 2014
The due date
has passed.

WINTER 2014
Orientation is on Nov. 25, 2014.
Classes begin on
Dec. 1, 2014.

Oct. 3, 2014
Oct. 31, 2014

SPRING 2014-15
Orientation is on Mar. 4, 2015.
Classes begin on
Mar. 6, 2015.

Jan. 9, 2015
Jan. 30, 2015

SUMMER 2015
Orientation is on June 3, 2015.
Classes begin on
Jun. 5, 2015.

Apr. 3, 2015
May 1, 2015

2014-2015 Forms

Additional information:

**For additional resources, please visit the Dept. of Homeland Security's Study in the States website at http://studyinthestates.dhs.gov

Please see below for Steps from Admission to Attending Classes at MCC.


MCC utilizes the recommendations of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) in identifying countries recognized as utilizing English predominately for industry, government, and education.

Applicants who did not complete their secondary education in one of the countries listed below, are required to submit original documentation of English proficiency through a TOEFL score.

Countries that are exempt from submitting a TOEFL score (and from the ESL COMPASS assessment):
Australia
Canada (except Quebec)
Common Wealth Caribbean
Ireland
New Zealand
United Kingdom


All other international applicants will need to submit a TOEFL score of 365.


Download the forms and send completed application to:

Metropolitan Community College
International Student Services
PO Box 3777
FOC 5
Omaha NE 68103-0777
Phone: 402-457-2281
Fax: 402-457-2616


Steps from Admission to Attending Classes at MCC

There are four major kinds of applicants. Each kind of applicant has different set steps to follow.

Prospective student applying from out of the U.S. who does not have an F-1 visa

  • Gather information about MCC.
  • Apply for a passport.
  • Take the TOEFL, unless from Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Common Wealth Caribbean, Ireland, New Zealand, or United Kingdom.
  • Apply for admission by turning in all application materials.
  • Wait for ISS to review the application and get notice of acceptance or denial. An I-20 will be mailed to a student with an acceptance letter if accepted.
  • Pay the SEVIS fee and print a receipt for payment.
  • Make an appointment with a U.S. Embassy or Consulate to apply for an F-1 visa.
  • Apply for the visa and go to the interview.
  • If an F-1 visa is granted, make travel arrangements to get to MCC as close to 30 days before the program start date listed on the I-20.
  • Arrive at MCC's ISS to check in. Provide passport, F-1 visa, I-20, and I-94 from www.cbp.gov/I94.
  • Take any assessments that may be necessary for course placement.
  • Pay for Aetna student health insurance premium.
  • Meet with Naomi Greelis-Mattos, academic advisor for int'l students, to register for classes.
  • Attend the int'l student orientation.
  • Attend classes.

Transfer (non-high school or ESL/IEP) F-1 student applying from within the U.S.

  • Gather information about MCC.
  • Apply for admission by turning in all application materials. (A TOEFL score is not needed.)
  • Wait for ISS to review the application and get notice of acceptance or denial.
  • Make travel arrangements to get to MCC as soon as possible.
  • Arrive at MCC's ISS to check in. Provide passport, F-1 visa, I-94, and I-20.
  • Take any assessments that may be necessary for course placement.
  • Pay for Aetna student health insurance premium.
  • Meet with Naomi Greelis-Mattos, academic advisor for int'l students, to register for classes.
  • Attend the int'l student orientation.
  • Attend classes.

Transfer high school or ESL/IEP F-1 student applying from within the U.S.

  • Gather information about MCC.
  • Apply for admission by turning in all application materials. An ESL COMPASS score is needed.
  • Wait for ISS to review the application and get notice of acceptance or denial.
  • Make travel arrangements to get to MCC as soon as possible.
  • Arrive at MCC's ISS to check in. Provide passport, F-1 visa, I-94, and I-20.
  • Pay for Aetna student health insurance premium.
  • Meet with Naomi Greelis-Mattos, academic advisor for int'l students, to register for classes.
  • Attend the int'l student orientation.
  • Attend classes.

Prospective student applying from within the U.S. who has a visa other than an F-1 visa and wants to apply for a change of status to F-1

  • Gather information about MCC.
  • Take the TOEFL or ESL COMPASS, unless from Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Common Wealth Caribbean, Ireland, New Zealand, or United Kingdom.
  • Apply for admission by turning in all application materials.
  • Wait for the ISS to review the application and get notice of acceptance or denial.
  • Start preparing for the change of status application by visiting http://www.mccneb.edu/international/forms.asp and select Change of Status.
  • If accepted, ISS will create an I-20 with a request for a change of status and assist with the change of status application materials that will be sent to USCIS.  The SEVIS fee will also need to be paid before the application is sent to USCIS.
  • Wait for USCIS to grant or deny the change of status.
  • If F-1 status is granted, arrive at MCC's ISS to check in.
  • Take any assessments that may be necessary for course placement.
  • Pay for Aetna student health insurance premium.
  • Meet with Naomi Greelis-Mattos, academic advisor for int'l students, to register for classes.
  • Attend the int'l student orientation.
  • Attend classes.

 

 
 
 
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