International students who would like to study in the US with a student visa (F-1 or M-1 visa type) must submit the Application for Admission and records of their previous education to the Primary Designated School Official for review and approval. Anyone who applies to become an international student at Black Hawk College must complete an International Application for Admission packet.
Once an international student been accepted (admitted) as a student to Black Hawk College, students may then apply for the Form I-20 or DS-2019, which is required to obtain a visa to enter the United States.
The deadline is the date by which we must have all required documents in hand. If your paperwork reaches us after the deadline, we will process your application for the next term. (For example, if your papers reach us in May, we will process your documents and registration for the next spring semester, rather than the fall semester.)
Students are not allowed to enter late and must report to Black Hawk College on or before the date stated on the I-20 as reporting date, or stated in the DS-2019 as the beginning of orientation.
Application for Admission as a student and for the form I-20 or DS-2019:
- For entry in the Fall Semester (mid-August): April 1st
- For entry in the Spring Semester (early January): October 1st
- For entry in the Summer term (early June): February 1st
Submit your completed application and records to:
Black Hawk College
6600 34th Avenue
Building 1, Office #277
Moline, IL 61265-5899
Student housing now available, please visit The Villas at Black Hawk website for an application form at www.LiveatBHC.com.
Student health insurance is required for all international students studying with a student visa at Black Hawk College. To request information about health insurance options in the United States, please contact:
Office Specialist, ESL
Black Hawk College
Last updated 05/05/2017