Oath of Residency
Texas Higher Education coordinating Board rule 21.38 requires each student to provide substantiating documentation to affirm residency for tuition purposes. It also requires an Oath of Residency required by state law to be signed by each applicant. If you have attended school or resided out of state, additional proof of residency may be required.
I understand that information submitted here will be relied on by College officials to determine my status for residency. I authorize the College to verify the information I have provided. I agree to notify proper institution officials of any changes. I certify that the information is complete and correct, and I understand that submission of false information is grounds for rejection of my application, withdrawal of any offer of acceptance, cancellation of enrollment or appropriate disciplinary action.
Frank Phillips College International Student Acknowledgement of Responsibility
Read the following statements carefully and place your initials in the space provided indicating that you have read and that you understand each statement
I understand that I will pay the estimated cost of attendance, as listed on my I-20, one month prior to the first class day for each year I attend Frank Phillips College.
I understand that I may not drop below the 12 credit hours required of international students. I understand that failure to comply with the 12 hour course load requirement will result in my F-1 or M-1 visa being out of status.
I understand that I am responsible for the expense of mailing my I-20 through Express Mail Service.
I understand that I must live in student resident housing on Frank Phillips College campus.
I understand that I must purchase and maintain health insurance while I am a student at Frank Phillips College. Evidence of a personal health insurance policy must be provided.
I understand that I may work on campus up to 20 hours per week while school is in session. I understand that jobs are not guaranteed and that I should not rely on money from a job for financial support while in school.
I understand that I may not work off campus unless I receive an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
If I acquire a social security number, I must bring a copy of it to the Office of Educational Services immediately.
I will inform the Office of Educational Services of the following changes:
If I legally change my name
If I enroll in another institution
If I change my major
If I intend to transfer
If I plan to leave the country for any reason, I will bring my I-20 to the Office of Educational Services for endorsement. I understand that if I do not have the I-20 endorsed before I leave the country I will not be allowed reentry.
I understand that all documents requested for admission must be on file before I begin classes.
I understand that I will be required to take TSI placement exams in math, reading, and writing before I begin classes. I understand that I will need to pay $30 to take the TSI exams.
I understand that it is my responsibility to maintain valid F-1 or M-1 status and to comply with all immigration regulations pertaining to my visa status while pursuing my educational objectives. Violating the terms of my F-1 or M-1 status can have serious academic and personal consequences.
- Please contact the International Student Advisor, Becky Green, if you have any questions regarding your I-20, immigration status, registration procedures, or general college information. By signing below, you accept responsibility for all of the above-mentioned items.