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Summer and Fall Registration
The Summer Schedule of Classes will be available April 15th and Registration will begin April 28th.
There will be two sessions of summer school:
6 weeks: June 16 to July 24
8 weeks: June 16 to Aug 7
The Fall Registration will begin July 7th
Fall Semester is from: August 25th – December 13th (if you are traveling this summer make sure that you plan your travel dates accordingly and return to the U.S. before August 25th!!!
***Friendly reminder regarding online enrollment: Per USCIS [8.C.F.R.214.2(f)(6)(i)(G)]: Enroll in NO more than one (1) Distance Education Course or Online class per semester.
Note: Before you may register for classes during the registration period remember that you must log in to your PeopleSoft account and check to see when your registration date will be and when your fees are due. If you fail to pay all of your fees by the required deadline, you will loose all of your classes leaving you with "zero" units.
SPRING BREAK: The International Students Program will be CLOSED the week of spring break.
END OF SEMESTER NOTES:
A) TRANSFERING OUT OR RETURNING HOME AFTER THIS SEMESTER:
If you are transferring out after this semester per USCIS [8.C.F.R.214.2(f)(5)(iv)]: Upon Completion of Course of Study at LBCC, you MUST either DEPART the U.S. or TRANSFER to another institution within 60 days of your last class attendance. Failure to do so is a violation of status. Transferring out student must be accepted to the new school and provide me with a PDF copy of your official "acceptance letter" in order to transfer your active SEVIS record. Transfer request processing time is 7 days.
B) TRAVELING DURING SUMMER:
If you are planning to travel this summer, you must submit your "original I-20" and complete the required "Travel Request Form" at least two weeks before your travel date. I will not sign travel request last minute, no exceptions. Travel request processing time is 7 days. Make sure to check all of your immigration documents to make sure they are not expired. If your F1 Visa has expired or will expire before your return date, OR if you were approved Change of Status in the U.S. to F1 YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO RENEW YOUR VISA IN YOUR HOME COUNTRY DURING YOUR TRIP BEFORE YOU MAY RETURN TO THE U.S. "DO NOT TRAVEL WITHOUT A TRAVEL SIGNATURE" or you will not be allowed to re-enter the U.S. and the immigration officers will require that you return back home.
MORE UPDATES TO COME AT THE END OF MAY. MAKE SURE TO READ EVERY NOTE CAREFULLY TO BE INFORMED ON HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR STATUS AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER.
WISHING EVERYONE A HAPPY SPRING BREAK AND BE SAFE!!!!
University Transfer Reception
(for students who have been accepted to either admissions for the Spring 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters)
Long Beach City College’s annual University Transfer Reception will be held on Wednesday, May 28th from 4pm to 6pm at the Liberal Arts Campus in Building “T”, Room 1200. Students are invited to reserve a spot for the reception as soon as possible since spaces are limited. The application will be available in the Transfer Center and needs to be submitted to Career and Transfer Services (LAC – A1097) or (PCC – MD132). Students may also email the completed application to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A certificate ceremony, guest speakers, catered reception, and professional photographers are all part of the festivities.
Spring 2014 Welcome Back Luncheon
We would like to invite you to the Spring 2014 Welcome Back Luncheon on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 between 12:00pm – 2:00pm in the International Student's Lounge (Downstairs - E Building/Room: E07L). This will be a great opportunity to join us for lunch and meet our new and returning international students.
We look forward to seeing you there!
UCLA Transfer Webinars
All Community College studetns are invited to join the UCLA Transfer Admission Staff for online presentations (“webinars”) concerning opportunities at UCLA.
30 minute webinars on higher educational opportunities, UCLA student panel, and what to do after being admitted will be followed by live chats with UCLA admission staff and current UCLA students.
Sign up at PrepTalk.TV to take advantage of these webinars and recieve e-mail notifications regarding new webinars and updates. If you have any questions, please send an email to email@example.com.
*Computer with internet access required
Friday, March 21st @ 12pm
You’ve Been Admitted!...
Friday, May 2nd @10am
Northern California University Tour
LBCC Career and Transfer Services has coordinated a Northern California tour for this year. They will be taking students to visit UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and San Francisco State University. They will leave LBCC at 5am on Tuesday, April 22nd and return at 11pm Thursday, April 24th. There will be approximately 45 LBCC students attending. The cost is $75 per student and covers shared rooms, continental breakfast and coach bus transportation. No meals beyond breakfast are included. However, snacks and bottled water are provided. There will be tours at each of the schools and admissions presentations and/or student panels (consisting of LBCC transfer alumni previously on the tour and currently at the schools) are also planned.
Since this is such a popular, affordable trip there will be many more applications than spaces for the tour. Applications are avaialble in the Career/Transfer Center and are due by Friday, March 21st, and may be dropped-off at either of our Career/Transfer Centers (LAC A-1097 or PCC MD-132). Applications can also be emailed to Ruben Page at firstname.lastname@example.org. After reviewing applications, there will be a drawing for the seats. Chosen students will be offered a seat and asked to pay the fee. Students not chosen in the drawing will be placed on a wait list in case students back out of the trip. There will be a mandatory tour orientation the week of April 7th to pick roommates, answer questions, sign release forms, and review the LBCC code of conduct. Students must attend ALL tours and presentations at each campus, and students who have attended past Northern California tours are not eligible.
This is a wonderful opportunity to visit some of the best colleges in the country. Please apply for the tour only if you are serious about attending one of the colleges listed and make sure that your intended major is offered at the colleges they are visiting.
we will be hosting Transfer Admissions Workshops for prospective transfer students throughout Spring 2014. While the workshop will focus on Spring & Fall 2015 applicants, we will also provide an in depth overview on general transfer admission requirements for students who wish to start planning in advance. Due to the high demand for individual appointments and online transcript evaluation along with our limited staffing and resources, we are unable to schedule individual appointments. We are recommending students attend our Transfer Admission Workshops to have all of their questions answered. I am attaching a flyer should you wish to post in your Transfer Center.
CSULB Transfer Admissions Workshops
CSULB will be hosting Transfer Admissions Workshops for prospective transfer students throughout Spring 2014. While the workshop will focus on Spring & Fall 2015 applicants, we will also provide an in depth overview on general transfer admission requirements for students who wish to start planning in advance. Due to the high demand for individual appointments and online transcript evaluation along with our limited staffing and resources, we are unable to schedule individual appointments. We are recommending students attend our Transfer Admission Workshops to have all of their questions answered. I am attaching a flyer should you wish to post in your Transfer Center.
California State University, Long Beach
Transfer Admission Workshop
Select Fridays from 2:00-4:00 pm at CSULB
March 14, 21, 28
April 11, 18, 25
May 2, 16
Register online at: http://www.csulb.edu/uosr/taw
Get advice on general transfer admission requirements.
Obtain assistance on the CSULB application and admission process
For additional information visit University Outreach & School Relations at www.outreach.csulb.edu
Welcome Back to Spring 2014
We hope all of you had a restful winter break and starting off the new semester with great enthusiasm!
1. The deadline to apply for an AA/AS/Certificate for Spring 2014 is February 28th (by noon) in the Admissions and Records Office. If you will complete all of the requirements by the end of Spring 2014, you MUST apply for graduation in order to receive your Certificate or Degree.
2. If you are completing your program this semester and are interested in applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT), you must meet with Judy Oh starting March 5th to process the application.
3. New students must now make an appointment with Judy Oh for an educational plan by March 20, 2014. If you fail to meet with Judy by this date, a HOLD will be placed in your PeopleSoft account. The classes you received from Judy during the orientation week was not your complete Education Plan. This is the reason why you must now schedule an appointment with Judy to meet this requirement. ISP NEWS: YOU MAY NOW SCHEDULE YOUR COUNSELING APPOINTMENTS WITH JUDY OH FROM OUR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT OFFICE and Counseling Department. You may call us at 562-938-4745 or in person at the ISP Reception Window in Room A1097. Appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9:30-5 and Tuesdays from 9:30-7.
Judy's Drop-In Hours for Spring 2014: Drop-in hours are for emergenicies or follow up questions.
Mondays (3-4 pm)
Tuesdays (5-6 pm)
Wednesdays (2-3 pm)
Thursdays (9:30-10:30 am)