International Christian University Application and Acceptance Timeline

Action

Academic Year

Apply to study abroad in OASIS (GVSU application system)

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: FEB. 1

PIC sends Host University application instructions to student

1-2 weeks after Feb. 1 deadline

Student must complete and return all host application materials to PIC

Early March

Student attends required PIC pre-departure orientation

Select one session to attend from February to April

Student completes required health report for ICU admission (not to be completed earlier than March 1st)

Early March

ICU will send acceptance letters to students. Once students have acceptance and CoE from ICU, they can purchase their flight.

May

JASSO scholarship announcement sent to students

May

Student completes and returns all required entrance paperwork to ICU

May/June

Student applies for student visa after receiving official paper copy of acceptance letter from ICU. View the Japan Visa Guidelines for more information.

June

Tuition payment due to GVSU (see regular tuition payment deadline schedule)

Late August

Travel to Japan

Mid August

Return to US

June

ICU sends transcript to GVSU

October