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International Student Center

International Student Orientation



Spring 2019 New Students:

All new international students are required to attend the mandatory International Student Orientation and complete the Check-In Process with the International Student Center. Arrival requirements are as follows:
What Date Must I Arrive By?:

​Assessment Test Status: ​  My Required Arrival Date:
​I have NOT completed ESL assessment: ​ January 3, 2019
​Early Arrival Option (for ESL assessment):  ​December 16, 2018​​
​I have completed assessment testing:
​ January 8, 2019
ESL assessment:  Students whose first language is not English must complete ESL tests prior to registration.  Testing is only available at the IVC campus.  Tests will be scheduled once the Confirmation of Enrollment Form is received.  Options include December 17 or January 4 and 7.
International Student Orientation:  All new students are required to attend the International Student Orientation in order to enroll at IVC.  International Student Orientation is scheduled for January 9 and 10. Students who have completed assessment must arrive by January 8 for mandatory in-person check-in on January 9.

When Can I Arrive in the USA?:
After you receive your F-1 visa, you may enter the US 30 days before the "earliest admission date" listed on your I-20.
Spring 2019 Check-In Form: 
All new students must submit the completed Check-In Form during orientation or upon arrival to IVC.  The Check-In Form is needed to register you into the SEVIS system:


T: 949-451-5414
O: CEC 7


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​Tue: ​  9 am-4 pm
​Wed: ​  9 am-4 pm
​Thu:   ​9 am-4 pm
​Fri: ​  9 am-12 pm