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 2018-2019 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 2018 applications on March 1, 2018. We will begin to accept Spring 2019 applications on August 1, 2018.

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 2018 admission: June 1, 2018
  • Spring 2019 admission: November 1, 2018

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 2018-2019 International Student (F1) Application Packet for Athletes for more information on the application process and admission requirements. 


Contact the Designated School Official (DSO)

Jenny Lares
International Admissions Specialist
Email: jlares@harford.edu
Phone: 443-412-2562 | 443-412-2000
Fax: 443-412-2169


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