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How to apply to the Haggerty English Language Program

STEP 1: Submit the Online Application
There are two ways to submit an online application:
  1. Go to this link or click "Apply Online Now" to complete the application in English.
  2. Scroll down to submit an application through ApplyESL in your native language.  
STEP 2: Pay the Application Fee

You must pay the $100 application fee by credit card after you submit your application.

STEP 3: Send or Submit Documents
After we receive the application, we will send an e-mail requesting the following documents:
  • Copy of Passport
  • Financial documents (bank statements)
  • Proof of high school completion (high school transcripts)

Scans of all of these documents are OK! (We do not need paper copies mailed).
If you are completing the application in your language through ApplyESL, you will be able to directly upload the documents there. 

STEP 4: Wait to Receive Your I-20
After your documents are received and approved, we will issue your I-20 document. It will be mailed to the address provided on the application as part of a "Welcome Packet" including detailed information about your next steps and about orientation.
STEP 5:  Make an Appointment with the U.S. Embassy
Once you have received your I-20, it is time to make an appointment with the U.S. Embassy for your F1 Student Visa interview. (Detailed information about how to do this will be in your Welcome Packet.
STEP 6: Send Additional Documents 
The following additional documents in your Welcome Packet - please emailed them to esl@newpaltz.edu when you have received and completed them:
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Health Form
  • Attendance Commitment
  • Housing License (Residence Hall/Dormitory)

After that, keep checking your email. We will continue to be in communication with you that way with important information about your first day and orientation.

 

Questions? Email us: esl@newpaltz.edu

 


Applications available in different languages:

Arabic
Bahasa Indonesia
French

German

Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portugese
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Spanish
Thai

 
Turkish

 
Vietnamese


 

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