Santa Clara University


Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent Enrollment" means that a student is enrolled in two institutions at the same time. An international student at Santa Clara University may be given permission to engage in Concurrent Enrollment provided the student meets the following USCIS requirements:

  • Combined enrollment amounts to a full course of study
  • The student has been granted permission from a faculty advisor to enroll at another college (advisor must sign Concurrent Enrollment Form).
  • Must receive written approval from DSO at International Student Services
  • The student is making normal progress at Santa Clara and is not in danger of probation or disqualification
  • The student is enrolled in at leats half of the required number of units for maintaining full-time status at SCU
  • The coursework at the other school is NOT vocational and will be accepted for fulfilling degree requirement at SCU


  1. International students interested in enrolling concurrently in another college must fill out the Request for Concurrent Enrollment Form and bring it in to the International Student Services Office (ISS) after getting the appropriate signatures
  2. Request a "concurrent enrollment approval letter" from the SCU International Student Advisor if necessary
  3. Provide proof of completion of course work done at the other college/university (i.e. provide ISS with an official transcript) BEFORE the next quarter