International Students

Visa Timeline

At Iowa Lakes Community College, we are committed to helping through the admissions process and every step of the way while attending Iowa Lakes.

Once you have decided to attend Iowa Lakes, there are certain things that you must complete to be accepted into the college. These requirements are at Iowa Lakes and to attend college anywhere in the United States of America.

Application Timeline

Fall

If you are considering a fall semester (August) start, we recommend beginning with your application process in February. We must have your complete application package and other documents by June 1.

Spring

If you are considering a spring semester (January) start, we recommend beginning with your application process in October. We must have your complete application package and other documents by December 1.

Steps to Follow

Follow these steps

  • Apply to Iowa Lakes

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  • Submit all necessary documents to Iowa Lakes Community College (including any transcripts from other colleges)
  • Your Passport must be in order before you contact the US Embassy.
  • Once we have received all your documents, we will issue the I-20 and mail it to you. 
  • You must request an appointment at the Embassy. You will be required to provide your Passport, SEVIS I-20 from Iowa Lakes, your High School and/or college transcripts, and your financial documents.

*** These steps are necessary to obtain your student-visa***

Questions?

Corey Meyer
International Student Liaison
712-362-7919
cmeyer@iowalakes.educreate new email