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International Student Services

International Student Services


Where diversity is embraced and celebrated.

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International Student Services


Where diversity is embraced and celebrated.

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International Student Services


SPC supports a variety of cultures and languages at our college.

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International Student Services


We help prepare all students for the challenges of an increasingly interdependent world.

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International Student Services


International Education Week is important to us as we expand the culture from our International Students.

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International Student Services


We proudly host students from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

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International Student Services


International students are welcome at SPC!

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International Student Services


International Student Services is in partnership with the West African Management Services (WAMS) and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM).

International Student Services

Welcome, Bienvenue, Bienvenidos, Bem vindo!

Thank you for your interest in attending St. Philip's College, a community college that provides educational opportunities in over one hundred fifty programs. International students are welcome at the college, because such students bring with them a variety of cultures and languages that ultimately enrich the campus community, and help prepare all students for the challenges of an increasingly interdependent world.

International Student Services is in partnership with the West African Management Services (WAMS) and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM). We proudly host students from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

Our staff in the International Student Services Office is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals by providing for the special needs of international students, ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations of the Department of Homeland Security, and promoting internationalization through our services and programs.

Upcoming Events

For complete details on all fall 2016 events, check out our Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/spcinternationalstudents/#

DAY DATE START FINISH EVENT LOCATION 
Wednesday     October 12 11:00 am 12:00 pm Tête-à-tête SLC 126
Thursday October 13 10:30 am 12:00 pm Coffee/tea CHP 120
Wednesday November 9 11:00 am 12:00 pm Tête-à-tête SLC 126
Thursday November 10 10:30 am 12:00 pm Coffee/tea CHP120
Monday November 14 TBA TBA IEW Kick-off SLC Lobby
Tuesday November 15 9:15 am 10:30 am IEW: Movie CHP 115
Tuesday November 15 10:45 am 12:00 pm IEW: Movie (Repeat) CHP 115
Tuesday November 15 11:30 am 1:00 pm IEW: Food trucks TBA
Wednesday November 15 10:00 am 1:00 pm IEW: Bazaar Sombrilla
Thursday November 16 11:30 am 1:00 pm IEW: Thanksgiving dinner Heritage Room

Summary of Contents

Foreign Transcript Evaluation & Translation
Admission Information
Visa Information
Tuition & Fees
English Language Requirements
Services Provided
Housing and Transportation
International Student Insurance
Helpful Links


Services Provided

International Student Services (ISS) provides many resources for all visa holders. We offer individual advising and services in the following areas:

  • Immigration matters, such as obtaining F-1 student visas, maintaining full-time enrollment, transferring administration of your SEVIS I-20 record between schools, and traveling outside of the United States
  • Employment restrictions and options and obtaining work authorization
  • Information about medical insurance coverage
  • Adjustment to St. Philip's College and to life in San Antonio and the United States
  • Providing letters for verification of your F-1 status for various purposes, such as obtaining a Texas driver's license or identification card
  • Academic Advising available to assist ELL and international students with course and program planning

Contact Information

Coordinator/PDSO:
Patrice L. Ballard
pballard4@alamo.edu

Location:
MLK Campus
Welcome Center (WEC) 106H

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone Number:
210-486-2876


Certified Advisor/DSO:
Fidel Simmons
fsimmons10@alamo.edu

Location:
MLK Campus
Welcome Center (WEC) 106J

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone Number:
210-486-2287