TransientInternational Student

Enrollment Instructions for students who:

  • have an I-20 on records with another institution
  • do not wish to transfer their I-20 to Midland College
  • want to take a few classes at Midland College and transfer credit back to their I-20 holding institution


Application Dates

Applications and all documents must be submitted at least 7 days before the first class day.

Complete the 2-year "Apply Texas" application

HELPFUL Tips for completing the application

Regardless of the semester you choose, the application will work for Fall or Spring Create a new profile if you do not already have one.

Profile & Application

  • Once the profile is complete, fill out the 2-year application.

  • Although listed as optional on the application, not providing your SSN will delay the processing of your application. If you do not have a SSN, complete the form at the provided link:

    SSN Update Form

Acceptance Email

Look for your acceptance email from Midland College at the email address provided in your application profile. Don't forget to check your spam folder!

Required Documents

All transient international students must submit the following documents:

  • Copies of all three pages of their I-20
  • The visa page of their passport
  • The passport page of their passport
  • Copy of I-94
  • A letter from the International Office at their current college/university giving permission to take the class

Submit/upload all required documents via the International Document Upload Form:

International Document Upload Form

Submit official transcripts from schools previously attended, which includes all high school and colleges attended. All transcripts from non-US schools must be evaluated by one of the member agencies at

It is the student’s responsibility to submit the information to the evaluator and pay the required fee. Midland College will not consider the evaluation official or transfer credit unless the evaluated transcript has been received directly from the evaluation agency.


College/University transcripts must be evaluated via the comprehensive or course-by-course option.

TSI (Placement) testing requirement for registration

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a program designed to help students be successful in college. It includes assessment of students before entering a state-supported college or university, advisement, and an individual plan designed to prepare students to meet college-readiness skills. Students are required to submit TSI Assessment test scores or proof of exemption or waiver prior to enrolling. 


Not all students need to take the TSI Assessment. Previous academics, military service, and other tests may exempt you. Detailed information on these exemptions and TSI assessment are located on the TSI Information & Requirements page.

TSI Information & Requirements

Meningitis Vaccine

As of January 1, 2014, all entering students under the age of 22 at an institution of higher education are required to show proof of an initial meningococcal vaccination or a booster dose during the five-year period prior to enrolling. They must get the vaccine at least 10 days before the semester begins. Students planning to take online classes only are not required to submit meningitis documentation.

Helpful Information

  • When submitting meningitis documentation via email or fax, include your MC student ID number.
  • Local pharmacies that carry the vaccine include: HEB, Grahams, and Walgreens.
  • Typical shot cost at pharmacy is $129.00.


A separate, signed application must be submitted ONLINE for each individual to receive an exemption from Texas meningococcal vaccination requirements. This form is for official use only and is not valid if photocopied. You must have a working printer to complete this transaction. If the student is 17 years or younger, the form must be signed by a parent/guardian.

Exemption Form

For more information regarding college vaccine requirements, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccine Requirements website and the Texas Legislature SB62 website.

Meningitis Questions?


Texas Education Code requires that Midland College provide each entering freshman or transfer student an orientation on the institution's campus sexual assault policy. Midland College provides this orientation in a web format. Please select the link below to complete this registration requirement. Students that do not complete the orientation will not be able to register for classes.

Sexual Assault Orientation


Midland College requires new students to attend orientation. It is held the week before Fall classes begin and focuses on the need to know information for the first week of class. 

New Student Orientation

Orientation Questions?

Once approved by the U.S. Government to study at MC, here are the Registration Steps:

Minimum Hours

International students must enroll in a minimum of 12 hours of face-to-face courses.

Know your MC student ID and PIN, from your acceptance email, to register via My MC Portal


  1. Contact your advisor directly
    Log in to My MC Portal and open your dashboard. Your advisor's name will be in the white box, second column. By selecting your advisor's name, you will be able to send an e-mail requesting an appointment. 

  2. Online through My MC Portal
    Self-register by logging into My MC Portal > select the "Registration" heading > Click "Add/Drop Courses." 

NOTE: Students with a hold on their account may not be able to set an appointment and/or register.


On the My MC Portal login page, click the lost PIN or ID link. If you do not remember your MC ID, complete the following form:

Check Admission Status & Upload Requirements


To visit with a counselor regarding accommodations, visit our Disability Service's page and complete the Disability Accommodation Application. 

  • It is recommended to submit the form 2-3 weeks before classes begin to allow time for processing.
  • The application must be submitted each semester for continued accommodations.

Accommodation Services

Registration Questions?


  • Payment is due at the time of registration
  • MC does not take payments via phone
  • A credit card or bank account number is required in order to enroll in the payment plan
  • Students on an F-1 visa pay out-of-state tuition in most cases
How to Pay


Non-Payment will result in being dropped from ALL classes


Contact the Cashier’s Office at (432) 685-4531 or

Email Account Creation

MC Student Email accounts are created 1-4 days after completing the MC application. It may take longer if the college is closed for holidays.

For your email address, password, and link to account, visit the Student Email page.

Student Email

Stay Connected!

Download the Gmail app to your smartphone and set it up with your MC email account for quick, easy access.



Contact Enrollment Services at (432) 685-4501 or



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