Undocumented Immigrant Applicants

Undocumented is defined as applicants who do not possess a lawful U.S. immigration status.

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the following three requirements in order to be admitted and issued an I-20 to transfer to JCCC.

  1. Submit an Application for Admission.
  2. Submit official transcripts or GED to the Admissions Office.
  3. Review HB-2145 Criteria and submit documentation if applicable.

Admission Deadlines

There is not an admission deadline for undocumented applicants. However, JCCC begins enrolling as early as five months before a semester begins so to be admitted in time to enroll in the class you want, you should apply and satisfy all pre-enrollment requirements early.

HB-2145 Information and Requirements for Undocumented Applicants

HB-2145 is a Kansas law that allow individuals who do not hold lawful status to receive the in-state tuition rate when they satisfy the criteria specified in the law.

You must meet the following HB-2145 requirements to qualify for in-state tuition rates.

  1. Reside in Kansas for a minimum of six months prior to the first day of classes of the semester in which they intend to enroll, and
  2. Submit a completed JCCC HB2145 Affidavit form accompanied by transcripts and/or GED exam results verifying the following two criteria:
    • Attendance at an accredited Kansas high school for three or more years (any grades 9-12) and
    • Graduation from an accredited Kansas high school or a GED issued by Kansas

Tuition will be adjusted to the resident rate once an applicant satisfies all requirements.