Students who wish to concurrently enroll at another school while maintaining their immigration status with Otis College must obtain a Request for Course Approval form from the Registrar’s Office prior to enrolling at the second school. In order to receive permission to concurrently enroll, students must be in good academic, financial and immigration standing.
Taking the same course repeatedly for credit at a second school could jeopardize you immigration status.
Concurrent enrollment must be an integral part of one’s degree curriculum in order for it to count toward one’s minimum enrollment requirements.
Concurrent enrollment must be completed with a letter grade in order for it to count toward my minimum enrollment requirements.
Concurrent enrollment permission is authorized for one campus only for the semester indicated.
Provide the Registration Office with a transcript of your completed credit as soon as the grades have been posted and the transcript becomes available, or no more than 30 days after the completion of course credit. Failure to provide proof of concurrent enrollment credit completion could negatively affect your immigration status, up to and including a termination of status.
You must receive approval from your Department, and DSO before Concurrent Enrollment begins. Dropping below a full course of study without approval from your Department, and DSO will result in a termination of your immigration status.
Step 1: Report to the Registration Office to obtain a Request for Course Approval form
Step 2: Obtain signatures from appropriate officials
Step 3: Submit Request for Course Approval form to the Registrar
Step 4: Obtain an Enrollment Verification form from the Registration Office. Complete form.
Step 5: Take the Enrollment Verification form to the institution you will be concurrently enrolled at and report to their international office and provide them a copy of 1) Your Enrollment Verification Form, 2) I-20, 3) Visa, 4) Passport. The Designated School Official (DSO) will provide you with further guidence regarding course enrollment procedures.