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INTO Enrollment Services North America Guide to INTO North America Applications

INTO Enrollment Services, North America Guide to Understanding INTO Applications


Course Decision/Evaluation Offer Confirmation

What is required for an application to receive a course decision/evaluation?

After a student is evaluated and it is determined by the Center that he/she is admissible, what needs to be on file before an offer can be sent?

An offer has been received. What does a student need to do to confirm their place and receive an I-20?

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INTO Application Passport English Proficiency Requirements Academic Transcripts Enrollment/Graduation Certificate Additional Program Requirements

AE
Academic English Only Requirements

GE
General English Only Requirements
Housing Meal Plan
Airport Transfer

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Insurance

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Correspondence Address/Permanent Home Address/ Student Email

Passport

Certificate of Finance

Affidavit of Support

Bank Statement

Letter of Financial Guarantee

Acceptance Forms

Deposit

Please note that if you are in a region where an applicant receives and I-20 with an offer the following are also required: Bank Statement (Self/Family Funded) Financial Guarantee (Sponsored students) Affidavit of Support (Self/Family Funded) Certification of Finance (INTO OSU only) Correspondence Address Student Email Address

*INTO USF will also require a signed acceptance form. *To view Application and Center requirements for each, please see under Required for Confirmation.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Offer

Confirmation

INTO Application Including: Authorization for Release of Information, Account of Time, Under 18, and Required Signatures Passport English Proficiency Requirements Academic Transcripts Enrollment/Graduation Certificate Additional Program Requirements Academic English Only Requirements General English Only Requirements

Housing Meal Plan Airport Transfer Insurance

Correspondence Address/ Permanent Home Address/Student Email Passport Certification of Finance (INTO OSU Only) The Affidavit of Support Bank Statement Letter of Financial Guarantee Acceptance Forms Deposit

What is required for an application to receive a course decision/evaluation?

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INTO Application Passport English Proficiency Requirements Academic Transcripts Enrollment/Graduation Certificate Additional Program Requirements

AE
Academic English Only Requirements

GE
General English Only Requirements

Course Decision/Evaluation

INTO APPLICATION
Each applicant must submit an application. The signatures requested on the application are required. It is very important to fill out the entire application; information that is omitted from the application will need to be verified by email and that can extend the review process. Important Information Regarding the INTO Application
Type of data
Authorization For Release of Information

Application Processing Center


This required piece of information is found on each INTO application. The Authorization for Release of Information is required information based on a US Federal law to protect student's privacy. Without the needed signatures we cannot move forward with processing an application. For applicants who are Under 18 at the time of filling out their INTO application, the applicant and parent/guardian signatures are required.
* Please note that INTO OSU and INTO CSU have an under 18 form that will be submitted to the applicant/agent to fill out with parent/guardian signatures once an application is received and it is identified that the student is under 18 years of age.

Under 18 Signatures/Form

Program Selection Accounting of Time

It is very important that the applicant's program selection is clearly identified. Please make sure you are selecting the correct program. If this is unclear we will need to ask for clarification via email. Required for Undergraduate Pathway (UGPW) applicants who have more than six months between the time of graduating high school/secondary school and the time of applying. Applicants need to account for time on the application in the appropriate section. If the applicant has attended school/classes/college/university within that six months send name of institution, dates of attendance and transcripts from each academic institution.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Passport
Each Center has a policy for passport requirements. However we highly recommend that passport copies be sent with the initial application so correct name and spelling can be verified. If a name is initially spelled wrong it can sometimes cause unneeded confusions and delays. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
Passport copy is not required but highly recommended.

INTO University of South Florida


Passport copy is required for an evaluation/ course decision to be made. If a student does not have a passport at the time of applying, s/ he will need to submit a National ID translated in English, so the name and spelling of the name can be verified.

INTO Colorado State University


A passport copy is required in order for a student to confirm their program. Without a passport copy the I-20 will not be created.

INTO Marshall University


A passport copy is required for an evaluation/course decision to be made.

Course Decision/Evaluation

English Language Proficiency


It is highly recommended that applicants submit English language test scores if they are applying for Pathway (PW). If there are no scores submitted the maximum amount of Academic English will be given to the applicant. If an applicant does not intend to submit scores, please clearly indicate this on the application or in an email accompanying the application. If there is no indication we will have to clarify via email. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
An applicant may submit new scores up to four weeks before the start of their program. If a student submits their application without English language scores s/he will be conditional and will remain in Academic English until passing the correct level.

INTO University of South Florida


An applicant may submit new scores up to four weeks before the start of their program. If an applicant submits without English language scores s/he will be given three semesters of Academic English.

INTO Colorado State University


An applicant may submit new scores up to four weeks before the start of their program. If a student submits their application without English language scores s/he will be given 3 semesters of Academic English.

INTO Marshall University


An applicant may submit new scores up to four weeks before the start of the program.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Academic Transcripts
All transcripts need to be endorsed by the issuing institution. Transcripts need to be supplied in native language and certified English translation. A minimum of 2.5 years of academic work must be shown for UGPW applicants and 7 semesters must be shown for raduate Pathway (GPW) applicants. For applicants applying at the beginning of their final year of university, showing only 6 semesters, a conditional offer may only be made. If an applicant has completed school final transcripts will be required. If an applicant is in school an enrollment certificate or proof of enrollment must accompany the application.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Enrollment/Graduation Certificate
UGPW applicants will need to provide proof of high school Graduation or if in school provide proof of enrollment or enrollment certificate. GPW applicants will need to provide proof of college degree earned. If in school provide proof of enrollment or enrollment certificate. Please see separate section for specific requirements for Academic English Only and General English Only applicants. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University INTO University of South Florida INTO Colorado State University INTO Marshall University
Anticipated graduation date must accompany enrollment certificates or proof of enrollment.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Additional Program Requirements


Please carefully read the program requirements in the INTO Center brochure. There are some programs that have specific requirements such as: work experience, prior coursework in a specific subject, previous Undergraduate degree in a specific subject and portfolio. These items are required for academic evaluation , and for a course decision to be made.

Course Decision/Evaluation

Academic English Only Requirements

AE

Applicants who are applying for Academic English only will need to show that they have graduated from high school. Please submit proof of high school graduation or college transcripts. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
If an applicant is over the age of 25 proof of high school graduation is not required.

INTO University of South Florida


Age requirement 17

INTO Colorado State University


Age requirement 16

INTO Marshall University


Applicants must be 17 years of age. To meet a state requirement, Academic English only applicants will need to provide high school transcripts and proof of high school graduation. College transcripts are not an accepted in place of high school transcripts and proof of high school graduation.

Course Decision/Evaluation

General English Only Requirements

GE

Applicants who are applying for General English Only will need to meet an age requirement set forth by the center.

Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers


INTO Oregon State University
Age requirement at entry: 16

INTO University of South Florida


Age requirement at entry: 17

INTO Colorado State University


Age requirement at entry: 16

INTO Marshall University


Age requirement at entry: 17

Course Decision/Evaluation

After a student is evaluated and it is determined by the Center that he/she is admissible, what needs to be on file before an offer can be sent?

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Housing Meal Plan
Airport Transfer

Insurance

Please note that if you are in a region where an applicant receives and I-20 with an offer the following are also required: Bank Statement (Self/Family Funded) Financial Guarantee (Sponsored students) Affidavit of Support (Self/Family Funded) Certification of Finance (INTO OSU only) Correspondence Address Student Email Address

*INTO USF will also require a signed acceptance form. *To view Application and Center requirements for each, please see under confirmation section.

Offer

Housing
We will need to know which housing option the student would like. Without providing this information up front, processing delays could occur. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
A minimum of three terms is required for Undergraduate Pathway, Academic English + Undergraduate Pathway and OSU students both fully admitted and those requiring 1-2 terms of Academic English prior to the start of their undergraduate degree program.
*For students entering programs in Winter 2013, Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 the current housing requirement remains in effect. The current requirement states that students in undergraduate Pathway programs are required to live in on-campus housing for three terms regardless of the number of Academic English terms they have prior to the beginning of the undergraduate Pathway program.

INTO University of South Florida


UGPW and AE+UGPW students must live on campus for two semesters. GPW, AE/GE can request to live on-campus. If a student is over 21 years of age they are not required to live on campus. There are some possibilities of exemption but mandatory housing will not be removed until an approval has been granted and it is four weeks from the start of the program.

INTO Colorado State University


UGPW students are required to live on-campus. GPW/AE/GE students can select off-campus Apartment Housing or find their own offcampus housing. Please note that it is very difficult to find off-campus housing, and the Apartment Housing assistance from INTO CSU is recommended.

INTO Marshall University


AE+UGPW, and UGPW students are required to live on campus for four semesters. GPW, AE and GE Only students may request to live on campus; pending availability.

Offer

Meal Plan
We will need to know which meal plan the applicant would like to select. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
INTO OSU has selected a meal plan that works best for students. Applicants will not select from a list of options, the meal plan is included for those living on campus.

INTO University of South Florida


Meal plans are mandatory for applicants in on-campus accommodations. Applicants will need to select a meal plan. Applicants living off-campus may also select a meal plan.

INTO Colorado State University


UGPW applicants must select their meal choice. GPW/AE/GE applicants can purchase a meal plan when they arrive on campus if they would like to purchase one.

INTO Marshall University


There is one meal plan option for students to select on the application and is required for students living on-campus. There is also a month meal plan for students doing shorter programs such as Academic or General English only.

Offer

Airport Pickup
Airport transfers are either part of the student plan or an option. Please see each center for specifications. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
Students will have an airport transfer included.

INTO University of South Florida


Applicants can select an airport transfer fee via executive car for a fee. ($100)

INTO Colorado State University


Applicants will select if they need an airport transfer for a fee. ($75)

INTO Marshall University


Applicants can select if they will need a transfer from either: Huntington Tri-State Airport ($50) or Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV ($150)

Offer

Insurance

Insurance is a required part of being a student in the United States. Please review the requirements for each center. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
Insurance for INTO OSU students is handled through OSU. Applicants will be contacted by the university with regards to insurance.

INTO University of South Florida


Students are required to have INTO USF insurance unless they have pre-approved sponsorship or approved private insurance.

INTO Colorado State University


Students are required to have INTO CSU insurance unless they have pre-approved sponsorship insurance.

INTO Marshall University


Students are required to have INTO Marshall Insurance unless they have preapproved sponsorship insurance.

Offer

An offer has been received. What does an applicant need to do to confirm a place and receive an I-20?

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Correspondence Address/Permanent Home Address/ Student Email

Passport

Certificate of Finance

Affidavit of Support

Bank Statement

Letter of Financial Guarantee

Acceptance Forms

Deposit

Confirmation

Correspondence Address/Permanent Home Address/Student Email


It is very important that these items are present at the time of application. However, if we are requesting clarification for illegible items we will not hold up the application process for this reason. However without these items correctly in our system we cannot confirm a student. It is very important that we have a working email address for a student. Please do not use cell based email addresses.

Confirmation

Passport
Each Center has a policy for passport requirements. However we highly recommend that copies of passports be sent with the initial application so correct name and spelling can be verified. If a name is initially spelt wrong it can sometimes cause unneeded confusions and delays. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
Recommended

INTO University of South Florida


Passport copy is required before an evaluation or course decision can be made.

INTO Colorado State University


Passport copies are required for a student to confirm and before an I-20 can be created.

INTO Marshall University


A passport copy is required for an evaluation/course decision to be made.

Confirmation

Certification of Finance
This is an INTO OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY document only. This document contains very important financial information. The student must fill out the document and provide the relevant signatures and any required documents.

Confirmation

The Affidavit of Support

The Affidavit of Support must be on file for self or family funded applicants. Sponsored applicants do not need to submit this document. The name on the bank statement must match the name of the sponsor on the Affidavit of Support. Amount indicated must cover cost required at the center. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University INTO University of South Florida
Self-funded students do not need to submit an affidavit of support.

INTO Colorado State University

INTO Marshall University

Confirmation

Bank Statement
Bank statement is required for students who do not have official sponsorship. A bank statement cannot be more than 3 months old at the time of application. The name on the bank statement must match the name of the sponsor or financial provider on the affidavit of support. If a student defers their course start date a new bank statement may be requested. The available balance must be clearly indicated in the bank statement and must be endorsed by the institution. The available balance must cover the required amount asked for by each center. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
The required amount of funds that need to be shown are: For PW: For the cost of the PW program and cost of living for one year. For AE Only: The Cost of AE (up to one year) plus the cost of living (up to one year). For GE Only: The Cost of GE program (up to one year) and the cost of living (up to one year).

INTO University of South Florida


The required amount of funds that need to be shown are: For PW: The cost of the PW program and cost of living for one year. For AE Only: The Cost of AE (up to one year) plus the cost of living (up to one year). For GE Only: The Cost of 1 term of GE and the cost of living (up to one year).
*Amounts for each program are listed on the affidavit of support.

INTO Colorado State University


The required amount of funds that need to be shown are: For PW: The cost of the PW program and cost of living for one year. For AE Only: The Cost of AE (up to one year) plus the cost of living (up to one year). For GE Only: The Cost of GE program (up to one year) and the cost of living (up to one year).

INTO Marshall University


The required amount of funds that need to be shown are: For PW: The cost of the PW program and cost of living for one year. For AE Only: The Cost of AE (up to one year) plus the cost of living (up to one year). For GE Only: The Cost of GE program (up to one year) and the cost of living (up to one year).

Confirmation

Letter of Financial Guarantee


The letter of Financial Guarantee is required for applicants who have official sponsorship (ex. Government sponsors). This document must contain: University Center Name Students name The program name/type Endorsement from sponsor (signed/stamped) Clear indication of what the sponsorship covers (including housing, insurance and dependents) Dates of endorsement

Confirmation

Acceptance forms
Acceptance forms must be signed by the applicant and returned.

Confirmation

Deposit
For an applicant to be confirmed the center will need to verify payment of the deposit. This includes housing deposit and the payment of insurance. Please know that wire transfers can take longer than credit card payments. Important Information Regarding Additional Requirements for these Specific Centers
INTO Oregon State University
Insurance at INTO OSU will be handled through OSU and not on the INTO OSU statement of account.

INTO University of South Florida

INTO Colorado State University

INTO Marshall University

Confirmation