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International Admission Application Check List - Central Virginia Community College

Admissions Application Check List

Please review the following required documentation that must be submitted to apply for the I-20. The I-20 is a required document that you will need to have to obtain the F-1 visa. CVCC reserves the right to deny applications that are incomplete or with unverifiable information.

1.     Apply for admission to Central Virginia Community College.

Students may apply for the following degree programs:

  • Associate of Arts & Sciences
    • Business Administration
      • Business Administration - Technology Specialization
    • Education
    • General Studies
    • Science
      • Life Sciences Specialization
      • Physical Sciences Specialization
  • Associate of Science
    • Engineering
  • Associate of Applied Science
    • Administration of Justice
    • Administrative Support Technology
      • Medical Office Specialization
    • Communication Design
    • Computer & Electronics Technology Computer Networking
    • Culinary Arts & Management*
    • Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic*
    • Engineering Technology
      • Architectural/Civil Specialization
      • Mechanical/Industrial Specialization
    • Information Systems Technology
    • Management
      • Human Resources Specialization
      • Marketing Specialization
    • Medical Laboratory Technology*
    • Radiologic Technology*
    • Respiratory Therapy Technology*

*These programs have restricted enrollment. Students must meet with the International Student Advisor prior to admittance.

2.     Go to the forms page and print out the forms to be submitted to the Admissions & Records Office.
3.     Submit official, English translated, copies of all secondary school and university academic records.

English Translation Services

NOTE: Transfer students from a U.S. college/university must submit an official transcript from all U.S. schools attended instead of secondary school information.
4.     Applicants must submit proof of financial responsibility for one year of attendance at CVCC in order for an I-20 to be issued. Prospective students will be required to submit the following forms which are located on the forms page. The estimated cost for one year of attendance is $20,000. This includes tuition, books & fees, and living expenses. A current bank statement must be submitted along with the forms below.
  • Financial Certification Form - must be completed by the student
  • Affidavit of Sponsorship Form - must be completed if the student has a sponsor; a student may have more than one sponsor and would need one form and bank statement for each sponsor
5.     Applicants are required to have U.S. medical insurance and must submit proof. CVCC does not provide medical insurance.

International Student Insurance

Visitor Guard Insurance

6.     Demonstrate English proficiency in one of the following ways:
  1. Completion of Freshman English with a C or better demonstrated on an official U.S. college or university transcript.
  2. For students in the area: completion of the English placement test.
  3. A score of 70 or higher on the TOEFL iBT.

Please Note: Central Virginia Community College does not have an ESL program; therefore, students must be proficient in English and qualify for College Composition in order to obtain an I-20.


A copy of the applicant's passport


8.   Transfer students must submit all of the above documents as well as copies of their visa, current I-20, and I-94.


All documents must be submitted together to the Admissions & Records Office by the appropriate deadline. Once the documents have been reviewed and approved an I-20 will be issued and mailed to the student unless other arrangements have been made.

Following receipt of the F-1 visa and arrival in the United States (or receipt of the I-20 for transfer students), F-1 students are required to report immediately in person to the International Student Advisor. You will need to bring your visa, passport, I-20, and I-94. Failure to report will result in termination of your SEVIS record and I-20.

Please contact the Counseling Department at (434) 832 - 7800 to schedule an appointment.


Click one of the following links:

International Students


Central Virginia
Community College

Admissions & Records Office
3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Ph (434) 832 - 7633
Fax (434) 832 - 7793