Links below to non-CTC Internet sites are provided for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement by CTC / ISS.
Just for Fun!!
- Test Your Global Knowledge
- Explore The Languages of the World
- Navigate through The World Fact Book
- Know What Time Is It.. Around The World
- Campus Map / Download the CTC app now
- ESL Program
- Academic Programs of Study
- School Catalog(s) and class schedule(s)
- Support Services
- Tools for Transfer
- GPA Calculator
U.S. Department of State
- U.S. Visas
- U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions around the world.
- Processing Times at US Consulates Abroad
- Foreign Consular Offices in the Unites States
- Visa Bulletin
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Information on how to Study in the States and how to maintain the student visa status.
- Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) I-901 fee processing
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
- Welcome to the United States – A Guide for International Visitors (CBP brochure)
- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Newcomers to the Local Area
- Arrival Information - for international incoming students
- the HOP - Hill Country public transist system Local Routes
- City of Killeen
- City of Harker Heights
- City of Copperas Cove
- Texas Hill Country ... It's Like a Whole Other State!!
Travel and Enjoyment
- Hill Country Road Trip
- More on The Texas Hill Country: Colorful wildflowers including the Texas state flower, the Bluebonnet (spring)
- Bluebell Ice Cream Factory in Brenham
- Texas Country Reporter
- Explore Austin / San Antonio / Dallas / Houston ...
- Social Security Administration (SSA) - Information on how and when you can obtain a Social Security Number
- International Students and Social Security Numbers
State Driver's License / ID Card
Federal Income Tax Information
Foreign Credentials Evaluation Services
NACES: National Association of Credential Evaluation Services This organization does not provide evaluation services but provides a list of NACES members
- Foreign Credential Services of America, - Austin, TX
- Global Credential Evaluators, Inc - College Station, TX
- International Academic Credential Evaluators, - Denton, TX
- SDR Educational Consultants, - Houston, TX
- SpanTran Educational Services, Inc., - Houston, TX
- Worldwide Education Consultant Services, Inc. - Houston, TX
- World Education Services, Inc - WES
Other useful websites
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
- Learn about how international students contribute to the U.S. economy..
- Date Calculator tool to estimate when to apply for different immigration benefits