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Frequently Asked Questions by Transfer F-1 Applicants

Application Questions

  1. What documents are required for the application process?
    Please go to https://www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students/Resources/International/Admission-Information/Admission-Forms.aspx and click on “Application Directions & Supplement Items”.
  2. Is there an application fee?
    No, there is no application fee.
  3. Do you accept applicants with terminated SEVIS records?
    Yes, and we recommend that you consult with an immigration attorney regarding your reinstatement process.
  4. What happens if I miss the deadline?
    You may send an email to iss@mccneb.edu and request your application to be deferred to the next available quarter.
  5. If I already have insurance, do I need to enroll in MCC’s insurance?
    Yes, F-1 students are required to have the health insurance provided by MCC. The only exception is if your country is sponsoring your insurance.
  6. What if I don’t have an I-94?
    You may access you I-94 at https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/recent-search. If you came to the US and went through a machine border, then you won’t get an I-94. Let us know, and we will waive it from your application.
  7. What can I do if I don’t remember my password?
    Go to the login and click on “Forgot Password” and follow the directions.
  8. Can I make changes to my application once I have submitted it?
    Please contact us at iss@mccneb.edu to discuss the changes you need.
  9. Can I submit multiple bank statements?
    Yes, as long as the bank statements total the amount stated on the Financial Affidavit.
  10. Can I have more than one sponsor?
    Yes, and each sponsor must provide an official original bank statement and sign a Financial Affidavit.
  11. How can I send the transfer form?
    You will fill out the first section and give it to your current school’s International Office. A Designated School Official will fill out section 2 and send it to us at iss@mccneb.edu
  12. What if I don’t have an EAD card?
    Please email us at iss@mccneb.edu, and we will remove the requirement from your application.

Transcripts and Transferring In Credits

  1. How can I send my official transcript?
    Request an official electronic transcript to be sent from your other college or university to be emailed directly to International Student Services at iss@mccneb.edu.
  2. May I transfer my credits to MCC?
    Yes. MCC’s Records reviews transcripts and determine which credits can be transferred in.
  3. What if I don’t have grades because I am taking ESL classes?
    You would still have a transcript with a P for pass or R for reenroll grades. If you don’t have a transcript, then please ask for a letter from your current school that states that you are taking ESL classes.
  4. What if I don’t have a transcript because I didn’t finish my first semester yet?
    Please upload your current schedule and email us at iss@mccneb.edu to let us know when your first semester will be over.

Accuplacer Placement Test

  1. May I take the Accuplacer test at my current school?
    Yes, you might be able to take the Accuplacer test remotely. You will need to check with your testing center. You may need to pay a service fee.
  2. When can I take the Accuplacer test?
    ISS will connect you with the Testing Center as soon as your application is complete and you have an MCC student number.
  3. Do I need to take the Accuplacer test if I am already taking English classes at my current school?
    Maybe, if you have taken college-level English credit classes, you may not need to take our Accuplacer test. ISS will need to see your official transcript.
  4. How can I best prepare myself for the Accuplacer test?
    Follow the following link https://accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org/login to the free study app provided by our college.

General Questions

  • Can I just take some classes at MCC and not transfer?
    Yes, you may apply as a transient/visiting F-1 student. You will not need to work with International Student Services. You will work with Enrollment Services and an Enrollment Navigator. Please follow the steps at https://www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students/Resources/International/Admission-Information/Registration-Information.aspx
  • When will I get an I-20 from MCC?
    You will get an I-20 after your current institution transfers your SEVIS record to us. You will get your I-20 when you check in with International Student Services.
  • When may I start applying for scholarships?
    You may start applying for scholarships as soon as you are an active student at MCC.
  • Do you have on-campus housing?
    No, MCC doesn’t offer on-campus housing.
  • What kind of academic programs does MCC offer?
    MCC offers certificate of achievement*, associate degree programs, and English as a Second Language. *F-1 students may not declare career certificates.
  • When may I apply for a job?
    Once you become a student in our college, and if you have an active SEVIS record, you can apply for on-campus jobs.
  • Does MCC provide social security numbers?
    No, MCC does not issue social security number. As soon as you are an active student, you may apply for an on-campus job. If you get a job offier, then you may apply to Social Security for a social security number. Directions are available at https://www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students/Resources/International/Student-Information/Social-Security-Number.aspx.