Got More Questions? 

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions that you may have after you've been admitted to attend De Anza College on an F-1 visa.

You can click or scroll down to read questions and answers in these categories.


What Happens Next

Classes, Placement and Academic Credit

  • How do I register for classes?

  • What is my CWID and how do I find it?

  • I can't log in to MyPortal. What should I do?

  • How can I register for the placement test?

  • I took Math or English at a previous school.  Do I still need to take the placements tests?

  • Can I transfer credit from another school to De Anza?

  • Can I change my major?

New Student Orientation

  • Do I need to attend the international student orientation program?

Fees, Financial Aid and Housing

  • When are tuition and fees due?

  • Can I apply for financial aid or scholarships?

  • Do I need to purchase health insurance?

  • How can I find housing?

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