Potential Student on a Different Non-Immigrant Visa Type
How to Apply
International Student Application
- Download and print application. Your application must be completed, signed and returned along with all required/requested information.
- Mail all original documents to: Northwest Vista College, International Student Services, Desert Willow Welcome Center Rm 202, 3535 N. Ellison Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
Test your English Skills
TOEFL exam Web site: www.ets.org
IELTS exam Web site: www.ielts.org
Foreign High School and/or College/University Transcripts
All foreign high school and/or college/university transcripts must be translated and evaluated from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member that includes translation, interpretation, and evaluation of the transcript at www.naces.org.
Other USCIS Immigration Information and Advising
Apply for a change in visa status to F1, complete the International student admissions as listed above and complete the USCIS form I-539 at www.uscis.gov.
Apply for reinstatement of your F1 student visa, complete the USCIS form I-539 at www.uscis.gov.
International Students (F1 visa) applying for Optional Practical Training, complete the USCIS form I-765 at www.uscis.gov.
International Students (F1 visa) applying for Severe Economic Hardship employment, complete the USCIS form I-765 at www.uscis.gov.
Pay your F1 visa SEVIS I-901 fee at www.fmjfee.com/i901fee.
Academic Advising Services/International Student Services are located in Desert Willow Welcome Center (DWWC) Rm 202R. Please visit the Advising Services Check-in Window for assistance.
March 13 - 19 Spring Break-College Closed
April 7 - 9 Easter Holiday-College Closed
April 28 - Fiesta Holiday-College Closed