Empire State College is authorized under federal law to issue Department of Homeland Security Form I-20 documents to nonimmigrant students. Empire State College limits its issuance of the I-20 document to Canadian nonimmigrant students who wish to study in the U.S. at one of our programs as border commuter students.
To study totally online through our Center for Distance Learning (CDL), apply as an out of state resident. Canadian CDL students are not considered border commuter students.
Canadian border commuter students are:
For more information on Canadian border student admissions requirements, visit Canadian Border Commuter Student Admissions.
For general application and admissions requirements, visit Associate and Bachelor’s Admissions or Graduate Admissions.
For visa or international student questions, contact:
Erin Barrett, MEd, PDSOInternational Student Services Coordinator (ISSC)518-587-2100, ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
All documents should be mailed to:
Admissions OfficeEmpire State College2 Union AvenueSaratoga Springs, NY 12866USA