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APPLICANTS IN OTHER NON-IMMIGRANT CATEGORIES

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Individuals in an eligible non-immigrant visa category, other than F-1,

may be eligible for admission to TCC.


PLEASE NOTE: Individuals in F2, B1, and B2 status must acquire F-1 status

before enrolling at the college.

For information concerning the admission of individuals in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), please review the steps at the bottom of this page.

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BEFORE YOU APPLY

  1. Incomplete or unacceptable documents will delay the admission process.

  2. All submitted documents become the property of Tidewater Community College. PLEASE MAKE PERSONAL COPIES BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTS.

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If you are currently in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa, other than B1/B2 or F1/F2, please submit the following documents at the time of application:

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  1. A COPY OF THE IDENTIFICATION PAGE OF YOUR PASSPORT

  2. A COPY OF YOUR PAPER OR WEB-BASED FORM I-94 (OBTAIN A COPY OF YOUR WEB-BASED I-94 HERE: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/request.html)

  3. A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT VISA

  4. A COPY OF YOUR UNEXPIRED DS2019 (J-1 STATUS ONLY)


If you are a dependent, such as an H-4 or L-2 dependent, please provide a copy of these additional documents:

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  1. A COPY OF THE IDENTIFICATION PAGE OF YOUR PRIMARY SPONSOR'S PASSPORT

  2. A COPY OF YOUR PRIMARY SPONSOR'S PAPER OR WEB-BASED FORM I-94
    (OBTAIN A COPY OF YOUR PRIMARY SPONSOR'S WEB-BASED I-94 HERE: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/request.html)

  3. A COPY OF YOUR PRIMARY SPONSOR'S CURRENT VISA

  4. A COPY OF YOUR PRIMARY SPONSOR'S UNEXPIRED DS2019 (J-2 STATUS ONLY)



 

If you applied for or have been approved for Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA), please submit the following documents at the time of application:

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  1. I-821 / I-821D APPROVAL NOTICE

  2. USCIS DACA APPROVAL LETTER

  3. I-765 APPROVAL NOTICE

  4. A COPY OF YOUR EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION CARD (EAD) ISSUED UNDER DACA

  5. A COPY OF A USCIS RECEIPT NOTICE SHOWING YOU'VE FILED FOR DACA OR EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION UNDER DACA

  6. A COPY OF YOUR PASSPORT (IF APPLICABLE)

 

*Deferred Action recipients must ensure that the college has documentary evidence of their legal presence to be eligible to establish Virginia domicile for the purpose of receiving in-state tuition. If the college does not have evidence of a student's current or renewed DACA status, the student is no longer considered to be domiciled in Virginia.

Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Domicile Determination for Students Under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

 

 

 

To apply to TCC:

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https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action

For a printable, paper pdf version of the application, click here.