International students (applicants who are not U.S. Citizens or permanent residents) are encouraged to apply well in advance of their antipcated enrollment date. We accept appliations up to one year in advance of the semester for which you intend to enroll.
If you attended school inside the United States: Admission requirements will require a Transfer In form your existing F1 school to our school, transcripts from current school, acceptance from our school.
Complete our Diocesan International Student Admission Packet
or send completed packet and payment:
Diocese of Davenport, Attn: Internataional Student Office, 780 West Central Park Ave.,
Davenport, Iowa USA 52804
If any items are missing, the student's application will not be reviewed for an acceptance
decision until the application is complete.
Provide the required supporting documents
Payment of $550 payable to the Diocese of Davenport
*Immunizations are required by state law and this is the list of immunizations the student should have at the time of registrations with proof, if they do not have these immunizations they can not start school until proof is provided to the school office and/or International Student Advisor
All host family members over the age of 18 are required to complete our Safe Environment Program which includes a background check please use the packet.
Host Families should read of the packet of information in this manual to help them understand the process and what is expected of them.
Health Insurance is required at the time of registration so proof of insurance needs to be provided to the school and/or Internataional Student Advisor. http://www.estudentinsurance.com/international-student-health-insurance
If all documents and paperwork are correct, your I-20 will be processed within a week. We will mail to the address you provide. If we send it overseas we will provide you the tracking number if we have an email address.
When you receive your documents please make your consulate appointment and pay your I-901 fee online. If you get your visa please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we are aware of your progress.
No payment process fee if paying by credit/debit card, check or money order.
Western Union now accepted www.fmjfee.com
You have 30 days before the start date on your I-20 (Ex: August 15th, means you can arrive July 15th or after) to arrive in the United States. If for some reason you will be arriving late please let us know so we can let the school know.
If you are living with a host family, please make contact with them so they know when you are arriving and if they need to make arrangements for your pick up from the airport.