Chemeketa International Student Workers

Application Process

It is time to take the next step in your process with Chemeketa. In order to be considered for admission to Chemeketa you will want to complete the following steps:



  1. 1. Submit your International student application ยป
    Applications submitted before the deadlines are processed within a week of receipt. The visa appointment deadline is the last date by which we recommend students should schedule an appointment with the embassy in their home country to obtain their visa on time.
  2. 2. Submit document
    To determine which documents we need you to submit, please refer to the list provided on the application.
  3. 3. Review Process
    Once we have received your documents we will review them and provide you an admission answer within a week of receiving your completed documents.
  4. 4. Issue Acceptance letter and I-20
    We will issue your Acceptance letter and your new I-20, these will be mailed to you directly from Chemeketa.
  5. 5. Schedule Visa appointment
    Once you receive your documents from Chemeketa, you will need to schedule a visa appointment with the U.S. Embassy.
  6. 6. Submit Housing and Arrival Forms
    Submit your housing and arrival forms to gain priority on your housing preference (if you are interested in our Homestay program). Keep in mind that Chemeketa offers free airport pick up on our official arrival dates.
  7. 7. Attend Orientation
    Plan to attend our Mandatory Orientation for the term you have been accepted. On Orientation days we provide registration, language level testing, campus tours, U.S. immigration and regulation information, and a resource team for all incoming international students.

Fall 2016

Winter 2017

Spring 2017

Overseas Deadline August 1 November 1 February 1
In-country Transfer September 1 December 1 March 1
Arrival September 15 & 16 December 28 & 29 March 16 & 17
Orientation September 19 - 21 January 3 - 5 March 20 - 22
Summer 2017

Session I

Session II

Overseas Deadline May 1 June 1
In-country Transfer June 1 July 1
Arrival June 26 & 27 July 24 & 25
Orientation June 28 - 29 July 26 - 27

Language Requirement for Admission

  • a. No TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for admissions
  • b. Chemeketa offers comprehensive language and college level studies and can accept students at all levels
  • c. Test scores submitted during the admissions process are used for advising placement purposes only
  • d. All students who enter Chemeketa will take required English and/or college placement tests during orientation which provide the student with successful class selection