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International Student Affairs and Programs

About International Student Affairs and Programs (ISAP)

Learn about the International Student Affairs and Programs Office here at CCA.

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Make an Appointment

The best way to see an ISAP Advisor is to make an appointment. Check their availability here!

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New Students: Pre-Arrival Guide

Welcome to CCA! We are sure that you have lots of questions. This guide is a great place to start.

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Maintaining Status (F-1 Students)

As an F-1 student, it is your responsibility maintain your status. The ISAP Office is here to help you.

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Employment Options for F-1 International Students

Our students are dedicated workers, but immigration regulations can be tricky. Learn how to work the right way.

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Globalize Your College Experience

Learn more about the various options to study abroad or study away available to CCA students who want to globalize their academic experience.

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Social Security Number (SSN)

The U.S. Government requires international students to obtain a social security number before they are able to work legally in the US.

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Travel - Before You Go

Learn more about the requirements for travel, whether traveling domestically within the United States or going abroad while you are a currently enrolled student.

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Taxes

Filing tax forms is required by law and is part of your responsibilities as an international student at CCA.

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Meet the ISAP Ambassadors

We have an amazing team of ISAP Ambassadors that work really hard to build community and support our international and domestic students alike. Meet the team here!

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Driver's License, I-94 Record, & ITIN

Here is a link to miscellaneous areas related to acquiring a driver's license or ID card, entry records into the United States, or obtaining an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN.)

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International Student Life

CCA's international students are an important part of our community. Learn how to get more involved in our cultural programming and events!

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Submitting an I-20 Request in Workday Student

Welcome to ISAP! We are happy to help you with your CCA I-20.

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Beware of Scams (Phonecalls, WeChat Scams, and Others!)

Learn more about scams that have affected our international students and how you can avoid them!

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Announcements View More

OPT timeline for students graduating May 2020

January 13, 2020, 10:52 AM by Jessica L. McMillan

If you are completing all degree requirements in May 2020, you can apply for OPT starting February 10, 2020. ISAP recommends that you apply for OPT as early as possible to avoid losing any OPT time. For more information, visit ...


Beware of Scams (Phonecalls, WeChat Scams, and Others!)

September 30, 2019, 3:38 PM by Andrew Heald

This time of year, scammers try anything they can to steal your money. It's important to protect yourself! Please view this page on scams to learn more and stay safe.


Immigration Update about Unlawful Presence

October 10, 2018, 9:48 AM by Jessica L. McMillan

As of August 9, 2018, any F-1, J-1 or M-1 student or scholar visa holder that intentionally or unintentionally violates their non-immigrant status and remains in the United States will be accruing “unlawful presence”. The days in the United States ...