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International Student Program


Virtual Zoom Office

Monday - Friday: 9:00am  - 4:30pm

Please contact us with any question you may have. https://elcamino-edu.zoom.us/j/2985984305

Winter & Spring Class Start Date

Winter Session: January 5, 2023
Spring Semester: February 11, 2023

Academic Calendar


Welcome to ECC International Student Program (ISP)!

El Camino College's International Student Program (ISP) is here to help F-1 visa students who are interested in or currently studying in the United States. Whether you are an interested person, new applicant or continuing student, the ISP website will guide you through support and ways to contact our office. 

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El Camino College strives to create an open and welcoming environment for all students to complete their educational dream of studying in the United States. With students from over 65 different countries, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved on and off campus. You will feel welcome here!

We offers four different types of programs for international students:


Find Your Path

We're excited to welcome you to the Warrior family! The following links have important information that will help you navigate your journey here at El Camino. The International Student Program staff are also here to assist you; please contact us with an questions you have. 

Important Notice

IMPORTANT: For Spring 2023, F1 visa students are required to take at least one class on campus to maintain their status.

Campus information:  ECC's updates here.

Counselors are available by ECC Connect for counseling.  They will no longer access counseling through Cranium Cafe. To make a appointment, please call, email , zoom or walk in to our office.

Email: ISPFrontDesk@elcamino.edu 

Zoom: Visit Zoom Front Desk

Call: 310-660-3431

Chat with ISP Counselor


Overseas Applicants (students applying for a new F-1 visa)

Overseas Applicants
Semester Application Deadline Semester Starts Semester Ends
Spring 2023 December 1, 2022 February 11, 2023 June 9, 2023
Fall 2023 June 15, 2023 August 26, 2023 December 15, 2023

Transfer Applicants (F-1 students already in the U.S.)

Transfer Applicants
Semester Application Deadline Semester Starts Semester Ends
Spring 2023 January 30, 2023 February 11, 2023 June 9, 2023
Fall 2023 July 25, 2023 August 26, 2023 December 15, 2023



What International Students Are Saying About ECC

At El Camino College, I can learn not only from my classes but also from my friends and the ECC community. El Camino College is the right place to find one's perfect professional path because of its various opportunities in each field.

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Join the International Student Community!

International Warriors Program

The International Warriors Program plays an essential role in creating supportive and meaningful connections between international students and the campus community. This peer-mentor program will help you and run various fun events all the year around. 

  • Photo & Essay Contests
  • Online Events
  • Seasonal Events (Halloween, Christmas , and more!)
Event Calendar

Questions? Contact Us

International Student Program

Student Services Building, Room 164

Phone: 310-660-3431

Email: ISP@elcamino.edu

On-Campus Office Hour

Mon-Thurs | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday | 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Virtual Office Hour

Mon-Friday | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Zoom ISP Front Desk