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Application Directions & Supplemental Items

Application Directions & Supplemental Items

International Student Services (ISS) welcomes applications for prospective F-1 students. Please note the due dates and follow the application directions and read the list of supplemental items. If you have questions, please contact us at iss@mccneb.edu.

Quarter Change of Status Applicants Applicants Applying Outside the USA Transfre F-1 Students Within the USA
Fall 2021
Orientation is Sept 3, 2021.
Classes begin Sept. 7, 2021.
Please discuss with ISS July 1, 2021 August 1, 2021
Winter 2021
Orientation date is Dec 1, 2021.
Classes begin Dec. 2, 2021.
Please discuss with ISS October 1, 2021 November 1, 2021
Spring 2021-2022
Orientation is Mar. 9, 2022.
Classes begin Mar. 10, 2022.
Please discuss with ISS January 2, 2022 February 1, 2022
Summer 2022
Orientation is June 3, 2022
Classes begin June 6, 2022.
Please discuss with ISS April 1, 2022 May 1, 2022

Directions

  1. Create an account as a prospective F-1 international student at mccneb.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/welcome.aspx.
  2. Click on "Create an account!”.
  3. Under “Student Type”, select “International Student”.
  4. Under “International Student Type”, select the type that fits your situation:
    • “Change of status to F-1 Student”
    • “Prospective F-1 student outside the US"
    • “Transfer F-1 Student”
  5. After you finish creating an account, you will get an email to complete a free application.
  6. Complete the application online.
  7. You will then be asked to upload supplemental items listed on the next page.

Note that requirements vary depending on whether you are applying from outside the USA or if you are a current F-1 student within the USA and applying to transfer. There is no application fee at this time.

Supplemental Items

  Change of Status Applying from outside the USA Transfer F-1 Students within the USA
English Proficiency Official college transcripts showing English at college level, or you will need to take the placement test. If you are outside of the Omaha area, then please contact ISS to set up a remote test. (Please refer to the English Proficiency document for details). Accuplacer placement test remotely through MCC’s Testing Center or an official TOEFL score. (Please refer to the English Proficiency document for details). Official college transcripts showing English at college level, or you will need to take the placement test. If you are outside of the Omaha area, then please contact ISS to set up a remote test. (Please refer to the English Proficiency document for details).
Financial Affidavit and Bank Statement Both sides of the form need to be completed. Please remember to sign the form. The name on the bank statements/letter must match the name of the financial affidavit. Original bank statements or letters must be English, in U.S dollars equivalent, and must be dated within 6 months of submission. Money markets are not accepted. See the Financial Affidavit for the amount for dependents.
Previous Education

Official certified copy of your high school or college diploma, certificate or qualifications. Submit a copy of the original with certified English translations, if not already in English.


Official transcripts from all U.S colleges. They may be mailed or emailed. Please send them directly to ISS, otherwise they will go to a different department.

Official certified copy of your high school or college diploma, certificate or qualifications. Submit a copy of the original with certified English translations, if not already in English.

Official certified copy of your high school or college diploma, certificate or qualifications. Submit a copy of the original with certified English translations, if not already in English.


Official transcripts from all U.S colleges. They may be mailed or emailed. Please send them directly to ISS, otherwise they will go to a different department.

Identification and Immigration Documents A copy of your:
  • Passport identification page
  • Visa
  • I-94
  • Admission stamp
  • If you are a J-1, provide your DS 2019
  • If you are an H1-B, provide an employment letter or recent pay stub
A copy of your passport identification pages. A copy of your:
  • Passport identification page
  • F-1 visa
  • I-94
  • Admission stamp
  • Previously issued I-20s (all)
Health Insurance Statement Regarding Health Insurance Form. Please sign and date the form.
Additional Documents Please provide a copy if you have any of these documents:
  • Employment authorization card
  • Social Security card
None Transfer to MCC” form. Complete the top and give the form to your Designated School Official (DSO) at your current institution. Your DSO may fax or email this form to us. Please provide a copy if you have any of these documents:
  • Employment authorization card
  • Social Security card

We do not accept late applications. If you are accepted, you will receive an officialacceptance letter and an I-20. You will need to provide written consent and contact information before ISS will release information to another person aboutyour application or government records. If you are an applicant outside of the US, you will need to take the admission letter and I-20 to apply foran F-1 visa at a U.S. Embassy/Consulate. The U.S government expects that you will be pursing the objectives that are stated on your I-20within the time limits specified.

You must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each quarter, unless you have authorization from ISS. Please refrain from working without proper authorization. Please be sure that you understand your rights and responsibilities for maintaining your status. Contact ISS at iss@mccneb.edu if you have questions.