is committed to providing educational opportunities to students from
other countries as a means of promoting understanding and cooperation
between diverse populations. CAU is authorized under federal
law to accept for enrollment non-immigrant foreign students.Students
must comply with all immigration requirements and submit documentation
of compliance prior to registration.All international students must
follow the following procedures:
1. An international student
applicant must obtain an approved Visa, appropriate for study, prior
to their arrival in the United States.2. An
international student must submit an application and present
a valid I-94 form, a current passport, economic sponsor, evidence
of current health insurance, and any other documents required by
the USCIS (U.S. Customs and Immigration Service).3.
The application for admission will be processed by CAU and upon admission,
the I-20 AB visa form will be processed for F-1 students.4.
An F-1 applicant will not be allowed to register until the I-20 AB
visa form is approved by USCIS.5.
International students, who transfer to CAU from another university
in the United States, must provide copies of any I-20 forms from
those universities attended. The
student must submit a completed “Transfer
Eligibility Form,” to the Admissions Office.6.
While in the United States, F-1 international students must:a. Pursue
a degree course of study as a full-time studentb.
Not engage in employment without permission from USCISc. Maintain
a valid passportd. Have
changes in international student status will be notified to USCIS
by CAU in accordance with SEVIS guidelines.INTERNATIONAL
STUDENT CREDENTIALS EVALUATIONInternational
students must submit to the Miami Campus an official evaluation
of academic credentials by an authorized agency. Please
contact the Admissions Office for a list of authorized agencies
that evaluate and interpret the U.S. equivalency of international
student transcripts. All documents must be submitted in English.NON-NATIVE
SPEAKERS OF ENGLISHAll
international applicants, whose native language is not English,
may be required to submit evidence of their English language proficiency. The
Program Directors establish the standards of English language proficiency,
including documentary evidence of proficiency. International
applicants holding an undergraduate or graduate degree from an
accredited academic institution from the U.S., or any other English
speaking country, are not subject to these requirements.
For further information regarding this process, please contact Ms. Elsa Monteverde via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (305)593-1223, ext. 244.