Congratulations on your recent acceptance! We are pleased you will be joining us. Please be watching the mail for your acceptance packet/email. Please carefully read all information we send you as much of it is critical to your immigration status and your success at OCC.
You may need to apply for a student (F-1) visa if you do not have one yet. Use this link
to find a US consulate/Embassy near you.
The report date in item 5 of your I-20 is the date you must arrive in the U.S. and report to our office by. If you do not get your visa in time to arrive by this date, please contact our office. Special authorization for later arrival requires a detailed written request explaining your situation and Director approval.
There are many ways you can familiarize yourself with the campus before you arrive:
Join our international center facebook page
and join the conversation in our facebook page forum
. There you can informally interact with our staff and other students.
Our dedicated International Center staff is here to assist you so that you have a smooth transition into academic and social life in the U.S. If you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you soon!