I-20 Application

Your I-20 application is an important step in becoming a Hood College student. Please follow the directions below to complete this application process.

The I-20 application is a quick form that allows Hood College to easily and thoroughly examine your documents.  To complete the form you will need,

  • an electronic copy of your passport,
  • an official bank statement showing line items of deposits and withdrawals and is no older than two months,
  • a completed afffidavit of support

Once you complete the form and upload your documents you will be will provided a link at the email address you provided on the I-20 application form.

If you are currently not living in the United States, please enter Hood College's mailing address in the section titled "U.S. Address" as:

  • Street Address = 401 Rosemont Avenue 
  • City = Frederick 
  • State = Maryland  
  • Zip/Postal Code = 21701 
  • Country = United States

Hood College must have the original or certified/attested copy of the original of each document of financial support including bank statements and affidavit of support. It is vital that you demonstrate adequate financial support and preferred to have monetary units in U.S. dollars.

For future reference, the Hood College SEVIS code is BAL214F00012000.

Current F-1 Visa Holders

  1. Complete an I-20 application as listed above and the I-20 Transfer application,
  2. Have the Primary Designated SEVIS Officer at your current institution sign and release your information in SEVIS
  3. Upload a copy of the, completed and signed transfer I-20 form as part of your form I-20 application,
  4.  A copy of your current I-20 and any dependent I-20s (pages 1 and 2) from your transfer out school,
  5. an electronic copy of your passport,
  6. an official bank statement showing line items of deposits and withdrawals and is no older than two months,
  7. a completed afffidavit of support

It is important to apply early for your visa and to read the country-specific visa application process on the website of the U.S. embassy or consulate where you will be interviewed. The order of the steps of applying for a visa and how you complete those steps may vary by embassy or consulate.