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ISP SUMMER OFFICE HOURS:

(June 2, 2014-August 15, 2014)

Monday – Thursday        8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fridays                              CLOSED


PEOPLESOFT PASSWORD CHANGE REQUIREMENT DUE JUNE 16
TH!!!!!

All students should have received an email or text on your mobile about the change of password requirement that you must process in your PeopleSoft account using the Social Security Number by June 16th.  Since you did not have a SS# when you enrolled at LBCC you will need to go to the Admissions and Records office in person with your school picture ID to obtain your admission number to take care of this requirement (i.e. Admission #: 999xxxxx). FAILURE TO MEET THIS REQUIREMENT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS YOUR PEOPLESOFT ACCOUNT AFTER JUNE 16TH. Make sure you obtain your admission number from the admissions office BEFORE YOU TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE U.S. OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS PEOPLESOFT TO ENROLL FOR FALL 2014.

WHEN CAN I REGISTER FOR FALL 2014?

The Fall Registration will open July 7th. Fall Semester is from: August 25 – December 13, 2014 (if you are traveling this summer make sure that you plan your travel dates accordingly and return to the U.S. before August 25th!!!

***NOTE:  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. If you enroll in more than one distance course you will be in violation and your SEVIS record will be TERMINATED!

Note: Before you may register for classes during the registration period remember that you must log in to your PeopleSoft account to check your enrollment date and when your fees are due.  If you fail to pay all of your fees by the required deadline, all of your classes will be dropped leaving you with "zero" units.  If you are sponsored by your government, make sure that your government pays your fees for Fall by the required deadline to avoid being dropped from all of your classes during your trip.  We are not responsible for any dropped classes due to missed deadline or technical issues from abroad.

WHEN CAN I PURCHASE THE FALL 2014 MEDICAL HEALTH INSURANCE?

Student Insurance will be providing us with the 2014-2015 Medical Insurance Fees and Enrollment Forms by July. Please continue to check your emails for important information and when it will be available for purchase.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO IF I AM TRANSFERRING OUT TO A NEW SCHOOL FOR FALL 2014?

Transferring out students must be accepted to the new school within 60 days from the end of the semester date and provide me with the following two documents:

-          Official Acceptance Letter (Conditional or Provisional Admitted Letters of admission are NOT accepted).
-          Completed "Notice to Discontinue/Transfer Out" Form (
http://www.lbcc.edu/International/Forms.cfm )

STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED PERMISSION FROM JUDY TO TAKE CLASSES AT ANOTHER INSTITUTION SPRING 2014 TO COMPLETE 12 UNITS, "MUST" TURN IN YOUR FINAL GRADE REPORT NOW AND NO LATER THAN JUNE 27TH TO AVOID FALLING OUT OF STATUS!!!!  

MAKE SURE TO KEEP READING YOUR EMAILS FOR UPCOMING IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!

Best,

Nelly Delgado/ISP


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!!!!

Nelly Delgado
Judy Oh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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