Current F-1 Students


**Important Information for HCC International Students**

Please read the CIE Director's message to HCC international students in response to the recently signed Executive Order regarding travel entry.  Our office will continue to monitor the situation and post updates as developments occur.

06/26/2017 Update -March 6th Executive Order

Our Services

At HCC, you can enjoy a fulfilling college experience in and beyond the classroom, and supportive faculty and staff eager to help you achieve your academic goals. The CIE supports more than 260 international F-1 visa students representing more than 60 countries with specialized programs and services from start to finish. Stop by and see us the Dale Mabry Campus, Social Sciences Building (DSSC), on the third floor in room #322.

F-1 students can receive immediate assistance without meeting an advisor for the following services:

  • Pick up a Form I-20
  • Submit a Form I-20 for a travel signature
  • Drop off letter/document request forms (CADIVI, etc.) 
  • Make appointments with advisors
  • Submit updated documents (health insurance, passports, transcripts)
  • Assistance with a hold on your student account
  • General F-1 visa-related questions

Please always be sure to bring your HCC Student ID Card with you when visiting the CIE!

Academic and F-1 Visa Advising Hours

Students can come for advising at the CIE in room DSSC 322 any time during the times listed below.

Walk-In Hours:
 Monday to Thursday 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm. There is no walk-in advising on Fridays, but students are welcome to email their advisor and schedule an appointment.