1. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - Check the International Students Transcripts for more information.
  2. HEALTH HISTORY - The International Student Services will send you the health history form. It is important to fill the form out and submit it with your immunization record; otherwise, you will not be able to register for classes. Check the Student Health Center for more information.
  3. IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS - Make 2 copies of all documents so that you will be able to leave a copy with any Customs and Border Patrol Officer upon request.
    • Passport
    • Visa
    • I-20
    • Financial Statement
    • I-901 Receipt
  4. PROOF OF ENGLISH PROFICIENCY - Student should have one of the following to prove their English Language Proficiency:
    • TOEFL: A minimum score of 520 in paper-based, 190 in computer-based, or 68 in internet-based
    • IELTS: A minimum score of 6.
    • ACT or SAT test scores are not required for international admission, however, students may choose to take either test as justification to waive TOEFL or IELTS.
    • Completion of a Level 112 course at an ESL Language Center or grade B or better in WRI 121 from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
  5. APPLY FOR YOUR VISA - Make sure to pay your I-901 SEVIS fee before applying for the visa. Click here to watch a tutorial. International U.S.Embassy List.
  6. HOUSING - We highly encourage new students to live on-campus, at least for the first year. Check Housing & Residence Life for more information.
    • Portland-Metro students are encouraged to join the Facebook community to find roommates.
  7. PLACEMENT TESTS - All incoming students are required to take a math and writing placement test. Contact Testing Services for more information.
  8. Make Your Travel Arrangements
  9. Attend Orientation
  10. Start Your Oregon Tech Classes!