- Are you eligible to receive an AA/AS Degree or a certificate program?
ISP counselors have reserved the following days for you to file for your degree:
Tuesday, May 7
Thursday, May 9
Wednesday, May 15
Appointments are 1/2 hour each (8am - 12noon) and can be made in person to the ISP office. See flyer.
Thursday, June 13
3:30 - 5pm
California History Center
Come and build your own ice cream sundae! Please register
Note: you can only register once.
Students admitted to universities and/or colleges for fall 2013, must follow these steps before departing De Anza this spring or summer quarter.
- Notify International Student Programs (ISP) office of your transfer by submitting a F-1 Student Exit Form along with the Admissions Acceptance Letter AND Transfer Clearance Form from the new school.
DATA WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO ONE SCHOOL ONLY!
- Contact transferring school informing them of your travel plans and let them know where to send the new Form I-20. If you plan to travel outside the U.S. this summer, you must re-enter with the new school’s Form I-20, SO DO NOT submit your I-20 to ISP for a travel request.
- Keep all important documents valid: F-1 Visa, Passport & I-94.
- Consult with an International Student Counselor on CSU or IGETC general education requirements and complete the General Education Certification Form by the end of the quarter at ISP.
If you are traveling this summer, Be prepared!
ISP has a very high volume of requests at this time, and with only one person (Joseph Ng) processing all of these requests, it will take a minimum of 3 weeks or longer to approve your request.
-original I-20 form and a
-completed F-1 Document Request Form to ISP ASAP!
F-1 visa students traveling without the appropriate documentation may be delayed or denied entry back to the USA.
Important New Regulations for Adding/Dropping and "W" Grade
- No Late Adds or Drops will be accepted/processed. All adds and no show drops must be completed the first two weeks of the 12-week term or by deadlines in the portal for late starting/nonconforming classes.
- "W" drops: W's are now assigned effective Census date. There is no “grade of no record” as in past terms.
- End of term adds/drop will not be accepted. Students who have attended all quarter without official registration will not be added retroactively.
Please consult the official De Anza College academic calendar for official dates
Taking more than 21.5 Units?
Students who wish to take more than 21.5 units, must petition through the ISP office (LCW-102) during the first week of the quarter. Petitions will not be considered before the first day of classes.
If you wish to take a class @ another school like Foothill College, while you are a full time student at De Anza College, you can through the Concurrent Enrollment Program. You must complete the form and have it approved/signed by a counselor in the ISP office before you are allowed to take classes @ another institution.
IMPORTANT: you must follow policies/regulations for adding/dropping, paying fees etc etc of the school you will be taking a course from.
Representatives from universities come to campus on a regular basis to meet with prospective students. See listing to the right for representatives that come to the ISP office Please also be sure to check the Transfer Center Site for a more extensive list of school visits.
International Student Tuition & Fees
Be sure to read and understand your international fees and deadline by checking the summary of policies HERE
Also, check here for Refunds Policies & Procedures
Are you receiving emails from the ISP office on a regular basis? If not, we may not have your correct email address on file. Please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can add you to our listserv and you don't miss important information concerning international students.
HELP! I need a counselor...
Do you have any questions related to your classes, adding/dropping, transferring, etc or do you need to discuss a personal matter? Come to the ISP office to meet with either Susanne Chan or Cleve Freeman. Here is a guideline on when and for what to see a counselor.
NOTE: appointments fill up quickly, so plan ahead and be sure to keep your appointment or it'll be hard to re-schedule due to high demand.
DROP-IN Counseling ONLY during first & last week of a quarter (NO APPOINTMENTS)
Health Insurance cards are sent to students quarterly within the first 2 weeks of a new quarter. If you have not received your, please send an email to Angelica Strongone with your full name and De Anza ID# to request a copy.
Dates to Remember
- Mandatory Transfer/Exit Workshop
Friday, May 10
10am - 12noon
Conference Room A
Counselors and international student advisor will guide you through the steps to take before you EXIT De Anza and transfer to a university right after your Spring 2013 quarter.
For a smooth transfer transition, make every effort to attend this workshop!
Thursday, May 16
10am-12noon: drop in
Location: ISP Office
1:30pm - 2:30pm Admitted Students Presentation
Location: Admin Bldg, Room 109
Wednesday, May 8
10 - 12noon: TAG workshop & one-on-one visit with the rep.
12:30 - 2pm: Admitted Students Reception (refreshments served)
El Clemente Room (next to the conference rooms A & B)
Thursday, May 9
1pm - 3pm: Admitted Students Reception
Room 202 (Above Bookstore)
- University of the Pacific
Tuesday, May 14
10am - 12noon
main dining room, campus center
Thursday, May 30th
11am - 12noon: Admitted Students Reception
Conference Room A, Campus Center
Please confirm your attendance to this reception HERE
Always check the Transfer Center website for additional universities visits
ISP Office Hours
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 1pm
Closed Saturdays & Sundays
Go to the Financial Aid Website to search and apply for scholarships!
Update "MyPortal" as well as complete the ISP Address Form and return to the ISP Office in person: Bldg LCW, Room 102
Social Security Number
You can only get a Social Security Number (SS#) if you find a job on campus first. Read more HERE.
Did you loose your I-20 or I-94?
Read procedures here on how to get a replacement.
TAG: Transfer Admission Guarantee
De Anza has agreements with other schools to guarantee admission. Click Here for more info.
Tip when Contacting ISP
If you email ISP staff please be sure to include your full name & De Anza ID# so that we can best help you with your inquiries. You can email any employee @ De Anza/Foothill if you know their last name/first name as: email@example.com
When you register for classes, you pay $5 for the ECO PASS which allows you to ride VTA buses free for the entire quarter.
TBA= To Be announced