Applying for an F-1 Visa

We are excited that you have chosen Harford Community College as a possible school in which to pursue a college degree in the United States! We issue the Form I-20 only for students pursuing an Associates Degree. We offer the following degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Associate of Science (AS), and Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT). We do not issue I-20s for students who wish to obtain a Certificate.

In order to be considered for admission, you must meet academic and financial requirements for the Form I-20, the document required to apply for the F-1 visa at the U.S. embassy. Download the 2019-2020 International Student (F1) Application Packet for an Overseas Applicant for detailed information on the application process and admission requirements. We will begin to accept Fall 2019 applications on March 1, 2019. We will begin to accept Spring 2020 applications on August 1, 2019.

International students cannot apply online. All applications must be sent by mail. We strongly encourage you to submit all forms and supporting documents together by the following deadline:

  • Fall 2019 admission: June 1, 2019
  • Spring 2020 admission: November 1, 2019

International Athletes (New and Transfer Students)

If you are interested in playing National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I sports at Harford Community College, download the 2019-2020 International Student (F1) Application Packet for Athletes for more information on the application process and admission requirements. 


Contact the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)

Jeanne Goss - Academic Advisor for Admissions and PDSO (Primary Designated SEVIS Official)
Email: jgoss@harford.edu


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