About OISS&SA

The Houston Community College Office of International Student Services & Study Abroad (OISS&SA) provides information and programs to F-1 international students about the campuses and community and provides support and assistance concerning F-1 visas and related F-1 immigration issues.

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Student deadlines

New student deadlines

The OISS&SA must receive your application on or before:

  • Fall Semester: July 1
  • Spring Semester: November 18
  • Summer Semester: April 1

Transfer student deadlines

The OISS&SA must receive your application on or before:

  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: December 6**
  • Summer Semester: May 1

 

**Note: the OISS&SA will continue to accept spring transfer students until January 16, 2015 on a case by case basis and if the following requirements are met.

  • Student must submit complete tranfer application
  • Student must be enrolled full time (12 SCH) and tuition has been paid

 

Disclaimer

The information on the Houston Community College (HCC) Office of International Student Services (OISS) website is intended only for current and prospective international students, faculty, and staff affiliated with HCC.  All matters relating to the immigration status of the student is the student’s responsibility, not the responsibility of HCC.  If a student has an immigration issue that requires legal advice, the student is encouraged to seek professional services from a qualified immigration attorney. Any information on OISS’s website is subject to change at any time and without notice and may not apply to individuals outside HCC. Nothing contained herein should be constructed as giving legal advice as contemplated under any statute, regulation, or other law.

News

Ebola Outbreak and Risks to Travelers

Oct 1, 2014

HCC and Office of International Students Services reminds students traveling of a potential health concern.

Events

12 Aug
District
Houston Community College System
International Student Fall 2015 Check-In

The check-in period runs from April 23, 2015 through May 21, 2015, and is MANDATORY for student new to the United States.

Events

23 Jun
Southeast College
Southeast Campus Room 219 and Lobby
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Southeast

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

23 Apr
District
District Auditorium
Culture Bumps: The Key to Diverse Communication

HCC students, faculty and staff are invited to this training session on international multicultural understanding and communication.

Events

24 Jun
Coleman College
Coleman College Room 103
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Coleman

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

22 Aug
Northwest College
Alief Bissonet - Room 171
HCC OISS&SA representative at Alief

The Office of International Student Services has a representative at the campus every Saturday during the month of August.

Events

22 Aug
Northwest College
Spring Branch Campus - Room 102
HCC OISS&SA office representative at Spring Branch

The Office of International Student Services has a representative at the campus every Saturday during the month of August.

Events

22 Aug
Southwest College
West Loop Campus - Room 153
HCC OISS&SA representative at West Loop

The Office of International Student Services has a representative at the campus every Saturday during the month of August.

Events

22 Aug
Central College
Lobby
HCC OISS&SA representative at Central

The Office of International Student Services has a representative at the campus every Saturday during the month of August.

Events

17 Jun
Northeast College
Northline Room 406.7 and Lobby
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Northline

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

22 Aug
Southwest College
Stafford Campus Room FA104
HCC OISS&SA representative at Stafford

The Office of International Student Services has a representative at the campus every Saturday during the month of August.