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F1 Visa Student Admission Process

Admission Deadlines

Admission Deadlines Table

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

Application Period

February 15 – June 15

July 15 – November 1

January 15 – April 1

Semester Start Date – Actual start dates can be found on the Academic Calendar

August 21 (approx.)

January 8 (approx.)

May 21 (approx.) – Classes are subject to availability.  Full-time enrollment may not be possible. Not available to new F-1 students.

John Tyler Community College is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

John Tyler Community College, similar to most community colleges, does not have dorms or any other on-campus housing. International students are solely responsible for securing adequate housing, in accordance with state and local housing guidelines, throughout their stay here.

To get started, complete the following forms:

Begin gathering the necessary information with these documents:

Additional Resources

Resources that explain the rules and regulations governing the nonimmigrant student process in the United States.

US tax preparation software for nonresidents.

For more information:

Tom Parrott
Principal Designated School Official
International Student Advisor

John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus
T-Building, T 115b
800 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114-4383
Phone: 1-804-378-1216
Fax: 1-804-594-1557

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
All times are U.S. Eastern Standard Time and are subject to change.


The information contained in this web site is provided as a service to the international students, faculty, staff, employees and administrators of John Tyler Community College, and does not constitute legal advice on immigration, taxes, employment, or other matters. We try to provide useful information, but we make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site or any associated site. Legal advice will vary, according to the specific circumstances of each case, and, because laws governing international student issues are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as, or construed to be a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. Neither John Tyler Community College nor the Office of International Student Services is responsible for any errors or omissions contained in this website, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.


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