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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. OR, submit an application through ApplyESL in your native language:

简体中文| 繁体中文|日本語| 한국어 | Bahasa Indonesia | ภาษาไทย | Tiếng Việt

العربيـة | Español | Français | Deutsch  | Italiano | Português | Pусский  | Türkçe 


STEP 2: Pay the Application Fee

You must pay the $100 application fee by credit card.  You will pay this fee when you submit the application.

STEP 3: Send or Submit Documents
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 complete 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 will be requested.  Check your email for information on how to submit these forms. 
  • 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

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