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International Students

Office of Origin: Student Services
Date Adopted: 09-28-90
Date Reviewed: 08-15-08
Last Date Modified & Approved: 09-23-08

Policy Statement:


Lake Michigan College (LMC) completed an application for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Students and was approved on 8-14-2002. LMC is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students and will comply with all federal regulations. To comply LMC must:

1. Furnish non-immigrant Student a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20).

2. Keep records of Form I-20’s issued to non-immigrant F-1’s visas. Federal law and regulations require colleges to update and maintain the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) records of nonimmigrant students in F and M visa categories.

3. Include the following statement in publications, catalogs, brochures, literature, and other materials produced by the College, “This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant students.”

4. Have a Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and up to ten DSOs (Designated School Official).

Responsibility: Executive Dean, Student Services