International Student Services
HACC's International Student Services has staff available to help international students at any time. The International Admissions Coordinator works out of the Admissions Office and helps International Students with the admissions process, arriving in the United States and finding housing. The International Student Coordinator encourages the college homework helper academic success and community experience of the international students. They provide resources and coordinate activities, informational and cultural presentations and immigration assistance seminars, as well as trips to places such as Washington, DC, Philadelphia and Baltimore. The International Student Coordinator also supports international students (F-1 visa type) in maintaining compliance with federal immigration regulations.
Еhe student provides the college with all the required documentation for admissions, the student will be given admissions into the college. When an international student is admitted, the student will receive an I-20 and a letter of acceptance which can be taken to the embassy to apply for the F-1 student visa.
To get admitted into college level classes, the student has to provide a minimum TOEFL score of 530 (paper based), 197 (computer based) or 71 (internet based). TOEFL is not required for the intensive English program of the American English and Culture Institute of Richland College but the student must provide either a minimum TOEFL score of 430 (paper based), 117 (computer based), 39 (internet based), or evidence showing that the student has some minimum English proficiency.
HACC has an International Awareness Club (IAC) that all students are encouraged to join. The school enrolls approximately 20,000 students per quarter and there are four quarters in each school year: fall, winter, spring, and summer. There are more than 550 international students on campus representing over 60 countries. BCC is noted for setting technical standards in information technology that have been adopted across the United States and by the European Union.The club is an organization of students from all over the world who are interested in learning about different cultures, making friends, enjoying academic, personal, and social rapport and having lots of fun. The club offers students a way to meet other students from around the world and to develop long lasting friendships. IAC may be involved in activities such as community service work for the Pennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women's Network, bus trips to Philadelphia and Washington D.C., international food sales, and an International Fashion Show.