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Once You're Accepted

Congratulations on your acceptance to Shoreline Community College! You should receive a Welcome Packet in the mail soon.

Now that you have been accepted by Shoreline, you will need to make necessary arrangements to prepare for your arrival. Whether you are currently a student outside the U.S., or a student in the U.S., Shoreline's staff are here to help you along the way. Feel free to contact us at international@shoreline.edu with any questions.

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Contact one of our current international students at iwelcome@shoreline.edu

  • 1. Obtain student visa

    We have mailed a packet of important documents to you. As soon as you receive it, please use this guide to apply for your F-1 student visa.

    2. Secure housing

    One important decision you will make is where to live during your time at Shoreline.  Most international students live in a homestay during their time at Shoreline, while others choose to live in shared housing or an apartment.

    3. Arrange transportation to campus

    Shoreline Community College is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of downtown Seattle. There are several ways to reach campus and the surrounding area.

    4. Attend orientation

    At  Shoreline, we make sure that all new students are connected to the campus community as soon as possible. You are required to attend our International Student Orientation, where you will learn more about Shoreline and meet your new classmates.

    Other important information

    As an international student at Shoreline Community College, you are required to purchase our medical insurance. The cost of medical insurance will automatically be included in your tuition and fees.

  • 1. Transfer your SEVIS record

    Use this guide to transferring your SEVIS record to Shoreline Community College.

    2. Secure housing

    One important decision you will make is where to live during your time at Shoreline.  Most international students live in a homestay during their time at Shoreline, while others choose to live in shared housing or an apartment.

    3. Arrange transportation to campus

    Shoreline Community College is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of downtown Seattle. There are several ways to reach campus and the surrounding area.

    4. Attend orientation

    At  Shoreline, we make sure that all new students are connected to the campus community as soon as possible. You are required to attend our International Student Orientation, where you will learn more about Shoreline and meet your new classmates.

    Other important information

    As an international student at Shoreline Community College, you are required to purchase our medical insurance. The cost of medical insurance will automatically be included in your tuition and fees.