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International Student Health Insurance Waiver Form
This form is to be used by international students who have health insurance in his or her home country or dependent coverage in the USA, that can be used in the United States. This form must be submitted along with a copy of the health insurance policy.Student ID Number: ID # Name: First Name Last Name First (Given) Name Last (Family) Name Email: Email Date of Birth: Date Home Phone: Area Code Phone Number Cell Phone: Area Code Phone Number Number of F-2 Dependents: # Read the statement below, sign and date. An electronic signature is acceptable. I understand that I must maintain this health insurance while I am an F-1 student at Reformed University. Failure to do so will result in a failure to comply with policy and regulations for international students and may jeopardize my status as an F-1 student.Printed Name: First Name Last Name Signature: Signature Date: Date
PROOF OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT
To apply for F-1 status, all non-US students must submit official documents that demonstrate their ability to pay for education and living expenses in the United States of America for a minimum of one year. All costs are approximate and subject to change without notice.
Estimated Tuition/Fees/Books $ 6,110.00 USDEstimated Living Expenses $15,100.00 USDSingle Student Minimum $21,210 USD
Additional Expenses for Dependents: You must add an additional $3,000.00 USD if a spouse will accompany you. You must add an additional $2,000.00 for each child that will accompany you.
Self-funded students must provide a copy of their bank statements with appropriate available funds to demonstrate their ability to pay their educational expenses. The student's name must be on the bank account. Alternatively, students can provide an official letter from their bank officer on bank letterhead stating their name, account #, and sufficient account balance in USD. An acceptable statement may come from the student’s personal checking or savings account. Acceptable documentation cannot be more than six months old.
Students sponsored by a parent, relative, friend, or government need two documents. First a copy of the sponsor's bank statement showing sufficient funds. The sponsor's name must be on the bank account.
INSTRUCTION TO THE APPLICANT:
NEW AND TRANSFERRING F-1 STUDENT AGREEMENT
I affirm that I have read the Reformed University F-1 Student Agreement and understand applicable policies and expectations.
F-1 STUDENT TRANSFER PROCESS
1. An F-1 student who is out of status and applies for reinstatement or transfers from another school must go through the typical admission process, pay all applicable fees and meet all the required criteria for admission to the Reformed University.
2. Acceptance into an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program is contingent on a student's ability to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Reformed University does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program. Changing a degree program while studying at Reformed University requires a new application and repeating the admission process.
3. All students accepted into a Degree Program at the Reformed University receive an official acceptance letter. If you have received such a letter and wish to begin your study at Reformed University your exiting F-1 status must be transferred to your new school.
4. Please discuss the SEVIS transfer process and its effects on your legal status in the U.S. with your current school administration. This transfer will end Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) automatically. Students who have an existing F-1 Visa and wish to transfer to another school in the U.S. must have their SEVIS record officially transferred from their current institution to the new institution (Reformed University) in order to receive an updated I-20 from the United States government. This is done by having your current school DSO (Designated School Official) complete F-1 Student SEVIS Record Transfer Form.
SUBMIT CURRENT DOCUMENTS
In order to process your transfer request, scan and upload your current documents.
1. Passport (front photo page and Visa).
2. Current I-20 Form.
3. Current I-94 Form.
BACHELOR OF ART DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
Total Credit Hours Required: minimum 120 credit hoursFull-Time Study: 12 credit hours per semesterDuration of Study: 4-5 years
To be eligible to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BABA) and a Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies (BATS) students must successfully complete a minimum of 120 credit hours of study. This can be accomplished through full-time study by taking 15 credit hours per semester (4 years or 8 semesters) or by taking 12 credit hours per semester (5 years or 10 semesters). Students opting to take classes part-time need to plan for longer than 5 years of study. The degree program requires 45 credits of General Education, 27 credits of the Lower-Division core courses, 27 credits of Upper-Division core courses, (and for the BABA Program 21 credits of Business Electives).
MASTER DEGREE REQUIRMENTS:
TUITION AND FEE INFORMATION
After signing the enrolment agreement and making payment students can request a refund. A dated and signed Tuition Refund Request Form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office. The Office of Business Affairs considers refund requests and considers extenuating circumstances such as student injury, prolonged illness or death, or other circumstances which prohibit completion of the course or program of study. To calculate a refund Reformed University uses the date on which the student initiates the official withdrawal or drop process as a benchmark. The date is made official when Tuition Refund Request Form is received by the Registrar's Office. Refund amounts are based on the proration of tuition and the percentage of the program completed at the time of withdrawal. Once the Tuition Refund Request is received and recorded by the Registrar's Office the refund schedule is as follows:
Most fees and charges for books and/or supplies are refundable with exception of the Application Fee and any items that were special ordered for a particular student or any third-party vendor costs. Refunds will be available within 30 calendar days of the refund request.
STUDENT AFFAIRS / INTERNSHIPS / PRACTICUMS
Though Reformed University does not guarantee job placement to its graduates the office of Student Affairs offers career counseling and informs students of employment opportunities in the community. Some degree programs contain internship and fieldwork requirements but all Reformed University students are eligible to receive help with career resources. Reformed University does not guarantee employment to graduates.
ACADEMIC CREDIT AND ATTENDANCE POLICY
Academic credit for a course requires both academic work and regular class attendance. Class attendance means being present in the classroom for the entire scheduled class session, whether or not any class assignments are completed or not. Students tardy by more than 15 minutes are marked as absent for the hour. Three tardy records count as one absence. Online classes at Reformed University follow the same attendance policy as campus classes and require weekly substantive interaction and assignment submissions which counts as class attendance. All students attending on-campus and/or online classes are required to attend at least 80% of the class meetings for each course in which they are enrolled. This means that a maximum of three class sessions may be missed during the typical 15-week semester. Absences due to late enrolment or add/drop change are excused but still count as absences. Absences due to illness and medical emergencies will be excused but still count as absences. Students who miss more than 20% of the class sessions for any reason will not be able to pass the course, will receive an “F,” for non-attendance, and will be withdrawn from the course. Successfully completed assignments have no bearing on grades for students who fail due to non-attendance. Exceptions to these policies may be made only in documentable cases of extreme and extraordinary circumstances and only with the explicit approval of the Reformed University administration.
I hereby affirm that I am entering into this agreement with the understanding of the terms contained herein.
Step 10. STUDENT DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT
I acknowledge that have not been misled in my inquiry for enrollment with the Reformed University and therefore I hold the University harmless from any of my own misunderstandings.
Step 11. STATEMENT OF FAITH AGREEMENT
Reformed University is an institution built on the foundations of historical Christian belief, ethics, and practice. All students, instructors, and staff members are required to understand and acknowledge this document.
Reformed University holds firmly to the inerrancy of Scripture and to the Reformed Faith as summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms drawn up by the 1646 Westminster Assembly, as well as in the Apostle’s Creed. We believe:
I hereby acknowledge these spiritual foundations and respect these beliefs. I promise not to dispute these faith tenents or work against these values while enrolled at the Reformed University.
Thank you for completing this application! Once your application and appropriate fee are submitted the admissions staff will be in touch with you regarding the decision. Please be advised that if admitted, depending on your individual application, additional documentation (such as official transcripts or other records) may be required to complete the enrolment process.