The ALCI welcomes and introduces new students to the program during New Student Orientation, which begins on the first day of each semester. The first day of Orientation is the start date on your I-20. All new students must come to New Student Orientation. There will be many fun and informational activities that will help you adjust to life at the ALCI.
You must bring your passport, visa, I-20, and a copy of your I-94 with you on the first day of orientation. To register for classes you must pay tuition and fees. There is a $100 late fee for tuition paid after the payment due date listed on your invoice.
Testing & Placement:
The ALCI will give you a mandatory test to determine your English level. This helps us place you in the correct classes. If you do not take a placement test during the first day of orientation, you must pay a $250 late testing fee.
You will see the new and modern facilities at CSU San Marcos. All buildings, classrooms, and labs have the latest technology.
During New Student Orientation, you will also:
ALCI Office Location:
The ALCI office is located on the California State University San Marcos campus in Academic Hall, Room 415.
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