Welcome International Students

The International Student Office (ISO) offers the following services:

  • F-1 international student admission
  • I-20 issuance
  • Immigration status
  • Visa information
  • Travel procedures
  • Employment procedures
  • Mandatory health insurance

New students

Current students

Contact ISO

Telephone: 925-969-2196 
Fax: 925-691-9503 
Email: iso@dvc.edu
Office location: SSC 264, Pleasant Hill campus map 
Business hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Advising appointments: Appointments available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Must schedule in advance through the online appointment system.

Why start at the International Education Center IEC?

  • Conditional admission to DVC; no TOEFL required for IEC.
  • Highly motivated students: over 95 percent of IEC students continue on to DVC or other colleges and universities.
  • Excellent student services: academic advising, volunteer opportunities, organized activities, workshops, homework club and much more.
  • Highly trained and caring ESL faculty, all with master's degrees and overseas teaching experience.
  • View the DVC International Education Center brochure.

Wire transfer process for paying for tuition, fees and insurance

Chinese students, see specific information for GEOSWIFT wire transfer from China through Western Union.