Cherry Blossoms

Admitted International Students



Once you are admitted, you will find the link to reigster for orientation on your student status checklist by logging into your application.  Attendance at the international student orientation is required for all newly admitted F-1 students. 

 Spring 2020

Due to health restrictions on group gatherings in light of COVID-19, the in-person international orientation scheduled for March 18-20 will now take place virtually.  The orientation is not cancelled; instead, all activities previously planned have been modified for students to complete remotely during the same 3-day period.

Admitted students will receive by email detailed instructions on completing the placement tests, remote counseling appointments, and tuning in to important online workshops. 


Arrival Documents

Admitted students will be instructed to electronically complete and/or upload the following upon arrival in the U.S.  The deadline to upload these documents is the second Friday of the quarter

1. A copy of the page in your passport where the United States immigration official placed a "stamp" to enter the country

 2. A copy of your F-1 visa 

 3. A completed Health Statement Form

4. A copy of your I-94 record (download from

Placement Process


The English/English for Second Language Learners and Math placement process will be explained in detail during orientation and tests will administered as necessary during orientation for students who have not yet completed the process.  You do not need to schedule an appointment with the Assessment Center if you have registered for and attend the orientation. 

Spring 2020

The Testing and Assessment Office will not be offering testing in person for placement. 

Instructions for taking the Accuplacer ESL placement test online

Instructions for completing the Math guided self placement online


Struggle with math?  Check out the Math Performance Success Program at Foothill.  It's easy to enroll and open to all Foothill students!








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International Student Programs Office


Administration Building 1900 Room 1933