Cherry Blossoms

Admitted International Students

Admitted Student Checklist

Congratulations on your admission to Foothill College!

Below is a checklist to use as guidance. 

Item Description
1 Send us the Admitted Student Reply Form to confirm your attendance at Foothill College.

Pay for the SEVIS fee a

Apply for the F-1 Visa. Visit this website for information

Schedule your F-1 visa interview with the U.S. embassy. To locate a U.S. embassy near you, please visit

Contact ISP Homestays to arrange housing or begin searching for an apartment. We do not have on-campus housing.

Complete your immunizations and Health Statement Form in your home country.

Purchase a plane ticket to San Francisco (SFO) or San Jose (SJC) airport to arrive at least 3 days before the mandatory orientation date (3 weeks before the quarter begins).

You can arrange for airport pick-up service through ISP Homestays or you can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to your destination. Pre arragned ride shares (Uber, Lyft) are also available at both airports.

Attend mandatory orientation which includes placement testing, immigration, registration for classes, academic counseling, and student events designed for new students.

9 Like us on Facebook to meet new and current students and to receive updates about orientation, campus activities, on-campus jobs and much more!











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International Student Programs Office


Administration Building 1900 Room 1933