Deadlines

All of the required documents must be received by the appropriate deadline to initiate the admission process. If your documents are incomplete we will NOT process your application for the I-20. All documents may be submitted using the electronic I-20 application portal, mailed to or turned in directly to the International Office in the Richland College Multicultural Center. Please note that the online application method may not be available for all applicants at this time. You may be required to submit a complete application packet, including an original bank statement in a sealed envelope from the bank. High quality scanned documents are strongly recommended to apply online. Faxes will not be accepted.

College Level Ready
SemesterMonthsDeadline*
Prospective/New students applying from outside the United States
SpringJanuary – MayOctober 1
SummerJune – AugustMarch 1
FallAugust – DecemberJune 1
Transfer Students within the United States
SpringJanuary – MayNovember 1
SummerJune – AugustApril 1
FallAugust – DecemberJuly 1
*Application deadlines are subject to change based on the number of applications received per semester. If the capacity should be reached, your application will be considered for the next available semester.
Intensive English Program – American English and Culture Institute (AECI)

For more information, please visit the AECI Program page.

SemesterMonthsDeadline*
Prospective/New students applying from outside the United States
Session IAugust – OctoberJune 1
Session IINot Available for New Students
Session IIIJanuary – MarchOctober 1
Session IVNot available for New Students
Session VJune – JulyMarch 1
Transfer Students within the United States
Session IAugust – OctoberJuly 1
Session IIOctober – DecemberSeptember 15
Session IIIJanuary – MarchNovember 1
Session IVMarch – MayFebruary 15
Session VJune – JulyApril 1
*To maintain the quality of instruction in our AECI, we will monitor enrollment for each session. If the enrollment may exceed our capacity, your application will be considered for the next available semester. If you are interested in attending the following semester, please contact the international office.