Once You Arrive in the U.S.


You can arrive to the United States 30 days prior to your program start date. The program start date is on your I-20.

Schedule your appointment to meet with the International Student Advisor at least one week before the class start date. Please e-mail international@nctc.edu to schedule an appointment.

Take the TSI exam on the scheduled date.  Your final scores will be handed to you after the exam.  Bring the final scores, along with the rest of the documents mentioned below to the admissions appointment.

Visit the admissions office at NCTC with your:

  • Original passport, visa, I-20, I-94 (https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/home click on “Get Most Recent I-94”).
  • For dependents (if applicable)—Original passport, visa, I-94, and I-20
  • Proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination within the past 5 years if under 22 years of age.
  • TSI scores

Once all requirements are met, the Admissions Office will arrange for you to see an advisor to register for classes.

Contact Us

International Admissions (for All Campuses)

North Central Texas College
International Admissions
1500 North Corinth Street Suite 101
Corinth, TX 76208
(940) 498-6429
international@nctc.edu