International students are admitted to SCC for Fall and Spring semesters and Summer sessions.
If applying from outside the U.S.
Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: December 1
Summer Session: April 1
If applying from within the U.S., and already have an F-1 Visa (transfer students)
Fall Semester: August 1
Spring Semester: January 1
Summer Session: April 15
We advise you to transfer in as soon as possible as we anticipate that classes will fill up quickly closer to semester start date.
If you would like to attend Santiago Canyon College, but need to change your visa status first, please contact us for a free appointment with one of our change-of -status specialists.
Students already in the U.S with B1/B2 visa and would like to change status from B1/B2 to F-1, so they can attend Santiago Canyon College, please make an appointment with the International Student Coordinator first before applying.
Download and fill in all forms, attach the required documents and mail, fax, email or submit in person to our office for processing.
Application processing time is 2-5 business days.