I-20 International and Immigrant Student Applicants in the United States
If you are a student currently in the United States
After receiving your I-20 after all your admissions requirements are met, consult with the IISS office. You may be required to complete one or more of the following before you can enroll:
- Verify you have met the Tuberculosis test requirements.
- Sit for a placement examination.
- You will see this requirement listed on your MyJCCC student account either under “Holds” as illustrated below or under your “Admission Requirements.”
- You need to complete the placement exam only offered in-person in the JCCC Testing Center. The Testing Center provides when and how to site for the exam. Immediately after you complete exam a printout of your scores will be given to you and any assessment holds will be removed.
- Provide ACT scores no more than three years old at the time they are submitted documenting you achieved a score of 19 or higher on the English portion and 26 or higher on the mathematics portion of the examination.
- Submit U.S. college transcripts documenting you earned a grade of D or better in the equivalent of JCCC’s English Composition I class and a grade of C or better in the equivalent of JCCC College Algebra course. Allow up to 14 business days for processing before the business holds will be removed.
- If you will be applying for a change of status, submit your Status Documentation.
- Arrange for housing off-campus or learn about the Homestay program.
- Make an appointment with a academic counselor.
Note: If the above requirements are not met, you may be required to speak with a counselor before enrollment and/or enroll in one or more prescribed courses. You may sit for the placement exam once and then sit for one re-test during the same term. You are required to wait until the next consecutive term before you will be eligible to sit for another re-test.
Delivery of Your I-20
If you want your I-20 given to someone else, email our IISS staff from your JCCC student email account and provide the information below. If the person who is to be given your I-20 will come to the IISS office to pick it up, instruct them that they must present their valid photo identification in order for your I-20 to be released to them.
- Your full name as it is written in your passport,
- Your date of birth
- Your complete address in your home country
- The full name of the person you want to be given your I-20
- The email address of the person who is to be given your I-20
- The complete postal address of the person who is to be given your I-20
- And request your I-20 to be given to the person you have specified