International Student

Welcome international students!


ñ's main campus is in Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. Springfield is the capital of Illinois, located in central Illinois 320 kilometers from Chicago and 160 kilometers from St. Louis, Missouri.

We arecommitted to diversity and inclusion and welcomestudents from all over the world.This school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.We encourage you to have a sponsor or mentor within the college district to provide cultural and social support while living in the area.

F-1 Visa students

If seeking an F-1 Visa to attend ñ or an F-1 Visa student transferring to ñ fromother U.S. college, there are specific admission procedures to follow.For information on the F-1 Visa, financial requirements, ñ admission proceduresand how F-1 Visa students can transfer to ñ:


For additional information and the best way to communicate concerning these important admissions processes please email Lindsey Weihmeir.

Taking classes while attending another college

ñ allows international students who are attending another college on F-1 Visas to take a few classes with us. We need a few things from you to get you enrolled in a class:

  • Complete the ñ application
  • A letter or email from your DSO saying you are: 1) In good standing with your DSO, 2) The school approves of youtaking classes at ñ and 3)If there are any restrictions on what classes you can take.
  • An unofficial copy of your academic transcripts/course history
  • What classes you would like to take at ñ

Send this information toLindsey Weihmeir.

Please be sure to get a letter from your schools DSO (typically this person is in the international student services office of most universities) and not your academic advisor.

Permanent resident card students

If you have a permanent resident card, the first step in earning a degree or certificate from ñ is to complete the ñ application. Once you've applied to ñ, follow the steps below to fully registered and ready to start attending classes. You will be asked to bring your permanent resident card to campus for verification.

After your application has been processed, log in to your ñ email and updateyour password. We will send you important notifications via your ñ email, so you'll want to be sure to check it regularly.


A student successcoach will help you choose classes, assist with your schedule anddetermine what you need to graduate.

View information ondrop-in hours and schedulingan appointmentwith a student success coach.

Explore available classes and view scheduling information on. Once you have completed previous steps, you can registerbysigning in to LoggerCentral. Students are encouraged to contact theirsuccess coachto discuss class options.

For assistance, students may call the Springfield campus at 217-786-2292ortext217-387-8585.

Get information onpaying tuition and fees, including forms of payment and payment plans.

Books and supplies are available from the. Visit the bookstore online or in-person.

Once you've completed these steps, you are ready to attend your first class! If you have an online class, you will log in to.