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Asylee/Pending Asylee/Refugee

Individuals who have applied for asylum or have been granted Asylee or Refugee status should follow the steps below to gain admission:

1. Apply to JCCC

Within 3 to 5 business days of applying to JCCC, you will receive an email which contains your 8 digit JCCC student I.D. number and provides information on how to log into your MyJCCC account. Once you receive this email, you will be able to proceed with completing the other admissions steps found below.

2. Submit document copies to the IISS office in COM 306 or via email

  • A receipt of Form I-589 form – Application for Asylum, or
  • Stamp on your I-94 indicating Asylum or Refugee status, or
  • A United States Department of State letter with stamp indicating that you have been admitted as a refugee

3. Undergo a TB blood test if:

  • You are from one of the countries listed on the TB country list, and/or
  • You have ever had the BCG vaccine, and/or
  • You tested positive in the past on a TB skin test yet you have never undergone a TB blood test

TB Blood tests must be done at the Johnson County Health Department and results sent to the IISS office. See further details about TB screening.

4. Meet all other admission requirements

These can be found on your personal admission plan. Log in to MYJCCC to see it.