International Student Application Process

International Student Application Process  

 

Are you interested in applying to Red Rocks Community College as an International Student? This is the page for you! We create I-20 documents that allow those abroad to study in the United States. There are multiple options below, please select the one that fits your situation. If you have any questions, please email international@rrcc.edu

You must apply as a New/Returning Student here to receive your Student Number before you can complete any of the applications below.

  1. I am outside of the U.S. and want to apply as an F-1 or M-1 Student.

  1. I am inside of the U.S. and want to apply to change my current immigration status to F-1 or M-1.

  1. I am a current F-1 student and I want to transfer fully to RRCC.   

  1. I am a current F-1 student and I want to maintain my I-20 at my other institution and take some classes at RRCC as a guest student.  

  1. I am a current Nonimmigrant visa holder and would like to take classes at RRCC.

  1. I am outside of the U.S. and want to apply as an International Student to take classes fully online outside of the U.S.  

 

If none of the situations above apply to you or if you are: ASSET eligible, a DACA recipient, or a “Dreamer”, you do not need to complete any of these applications. You may fill out the traditional New/Returning Student application here: rrcc.edu/apply-now.  

International Student Applications 

1. I am outside of the U.S. and want to apply as an F-1 or M-1 Student.  

This application is for prospective students who are outside of the U.S. looking to apply to our institution to receive an I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status). 

  • Provide one of the following for evidence of your English comprehension level: 

  • Primary language is English

  • Copy/Scan of secondary education/high school transcript if instruction was in English  

  • Copy/Scan of ESL Accuplacer Results 

  • Copy/Scan of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

  • Copy/Scan of IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

  • Acceptable Financial Document(s)   

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page 

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page for all dependents 

Additional if going into Regular College Classes and not ESL:  

  • Copy/Scan of English Placement Test Results  

  • Copy/Scan of Math Placement Test Results

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

*Completing this application does not guarantee that you will receive an I-20 from our institution. * 

2. I am inside of the U.S. and want to apply to change my current immigration status to F-1 or M-1.  

This application is for prospective students who are inside of the U.S. looking to apply to our institution to receive an I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) and change their immigration status and visa type. 

  • Provide one of the following for evidence of your English comprehension level

  • Primary language is English

  • Copy/Scan of secondary education/high school transcript if instruction was in English  

  • Copy/Scan of ESL Accuplacer Results

  • Copy/Scan of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

  • Copy/Scan of IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page 

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page for all dependents 

Additional if going into Regular College Classes and not ESL:  

  • Copy/Scan of English Placement Test Results  

  • Copy/Scan of Math Placement Test Results

Additional for seeking I-20 for a change of status:   

  • Copy/Scan of Current Visa

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

 

After receiving an I-20 and Acceptance Letter from our institution: 

 

*Completing this application does not guarantee that you will receive an I-20 from our institution. *

3. I am a current F-1 student and I want to transfer fully to RRCC.   

This application is for current F-1 students at another U.S.-based institution who want to transfer fully to Red Rocks Community College. 

  • Provide one of the following for evidence of your English comprehension level

  • Primary language is English

  • Copy/Scan of secondary education/high school transcript if instruction was in English  

  • Copy/Scan of ESL Accuplacer Results

  • Copy/Scan of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

  • Copy/Scan of IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page 

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page for all dependents 

Additional if going into Regular College Classes and not ESL:  

  • Copy/Scan of English Placement Test Results 

  • Copy/Scan of Math Placement Test Results

Additional for transferring I-20 from another U.S. school:  

  • Copy/Scan of Current I-20 

  • Copy/Scan of Current F-1 or M-1 Visa 

  • Copy/Scan of I-94

  • RRCC Transfer In Form indicating your transfer release date upon acceptance to RRCC  

  • You will receive this document after we have reviewed your completed application.

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

 

*Completing this application does not guarantee that your current institution will allow you to transfer. * 

4. I am a current F-1 student and I want to maintain my I-20 at my other institution and take one or more classes at RRCC as a guest student.  

This application is for current F-1 students who are studying at another U.S.-based institution who want to take one or more classes at Red Rocks Community College.  

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page

  • Copy/Scan of your current I-20

  • Copy/Scan of your current visa

  • Copy/Scan of your current I-94

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

*Completing this application does not guarantee that your current institution will allow you to take classes at RRCC. * 

5. I am a current Nonimmigrant visa holder and would like to take classes at RRCC. 

This application is for those who hold visas other than F-1 or M-1 but would like to study at Red Rocks. This application is open to F-2 and M-2 visa holders as well. 

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page 

  • Copy/Scan of Current Visa 

  • Copy/Scan of I-94

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

We do not currently offer ESL classes for J-1 Au-Pair visa holders. 

*Completing this application allows the International Student Services Office to help remove holds that may prevent you from registering. * 

6. I am outside of the U.S. and want to apply as an International Student to take classes fully online outside of the U.S. 

This application is for those who want to apply from outside of the U.S. to take classes at Red Rocks Community College completely online. 

  • Copy/Scan of Passport Identification Page 

  • Provide one of the following for evidence of your English comprehension level

  • Primary language is English 

  • Copy/Scan of secondary education/high school transcript if instruction was in English  

  • Copy/Scan of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 90 or higher 

  • Copy/Scan of IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 7.0 or higher 

Once all documents are completed, email them to international@rrcc.edu.

 

*Completing this application allows the International Student Services Office to help remove holds that may prevent you from registering. * 

 

Please email all inquiries and application documents to international@rrcc.edu