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Part-time International Student Application

If you are attending another U.S. institution on an I-20 but looking to enroll concurrently as part-time student at GWC, follow the instructions below. You must be in good F-1 standing with valid I-20 at your institution in order to take classes part-time at GWC.

All new international students seeking to apply for an F-1 visa as an initial student must apply to GWC as a full-time international student. To apply as a full-time student, follow the instructions here.

 Submit Your Application Documents

Please submit the following documents by email to:

  • Part-Time International Student Application form
  • Copy of your passport
  • Copy of your current I-20
  • A letter on school letterhead from a Designated School Official (DSO) at your school (where you will maintain your I-20 status) giving you permission to take the classes at GWC. Your letter must list the classes.

Please allow 3-5 business for us to process your application. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email instruction to register for your classes.

Prerequisite Requirements

Please be aware that some courses have prerequisite requirements that must be completed before you can register for the course at GWC.
You can check if a course has a prerequisite by searching the course on the class schedule and clicking on the course CRN (5-digit blue number).

If you plan to take courses with a prerequisite requirement, you must submit the following documents for review.
You will be notified by email if you meet or do not meet the prerequisite requirement for your selected course.

• Math courses: email our office with a copy of your high school or college transcript
• English courses: email our office with a copy of your high school or college transcript, or one of the test scores listed here
• All other courses: Please refer to the instructions under the Prerequisite Clearance Request on this page:

Nursing Applicants

All international student applicants interested in applying to the GWC Nursing program must submit the full-time international student application in addition to the Nursing program application.
Please refer to our full-time application page.

Questions? Contact us!