After Acceptance

The Next Steps to Being a Builder


1. Pay your SEVIS Fee

  • You will need to pay the required SEVIS fee

2. Make a VISA Appointment

3. Make Travel Arrangements

  • Schedule your flight to arrive at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower (ICT) during the Manadatory Dates of Arrival. 
  • Southwestern College offers a free airport pickups from Wichita, KS to Winfield, KS. 

If students do not fly to Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower airport during the dates of arrival, then they will need to make their own travel arrangments to get to Winfield at their own expense.  

Please take into account the costs for transportation from airports, overnight lodging, and meals.

4. Make Airport Pickup Reservation

  • Southwestern College will pick up students fromWichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport for free during the free arrival assitance days.
  • Please forward your flight itenerary to

5. Enroll for Courses

  • Contact Elyse Achenbach, Coordinator of International Student Services and Enrollment
  • Email:
  • Office Phone: 1(800) 846-1543 ext. 6398 or (620) 229-6398

New Student Orientation

All new international students attending Southwestern College for the first time are required to participate in orientation. During Orientation international student are informed about academic, immigration issues, shopping, banking, housing, campus life, host family programs and other useful information.

After orientation is over ther will be a welcome celebration with members of the American host family program.

Students will recieve an Orientation schedule once they arrive on campus.

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Build a life

Students are what make Student Life happen!

From carnivals to concerts, from Sutton Center to Campus Life, the Office of Student Affairs is available for you, the student.

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