Quick Links for International Students

HFC International Admissions
This link will take you to our web page.

About the City of Dearborn
This link provides information on the history of Dearborn, schools, government, attractions, etc.

American Holidays
This link provides a list of common American holidays.

Area Cultural Attractions
This link provides information on museums, galleries, theaters, sports and entertainment in the Detroit Metropolitan area.

Conversion Tables
The metric system is not widely used in the U.S. Measures of weight, temperature, distance; volume, etc. are usually expressed in the English system. This link provides conversion tables that may be helpful.

Getting a Social Security Card
This page provides information on how to obtain a Social Security Card.

Getting a Telephone
This page provides information on how to obtain a telephone and types of services available.

Health Insurance
It is highly recommended although not mandatory that HFC international students and their dependents residing in the U.S. have health insurance. This page provides information on the various health insurance companies that deal with international students.

Housing
Henry Ford College does not offer housing on campus. This link provides you with resources to help you find off-campus housing. HFC is not affiliated with and does not endorse any off-campus housing.

Transportation
Cars are often the most convenient form of transportation. However, this mode of transportation requires an ample supply of money to pay for a car, insurance, a driver's license test, car registration, fuel, and repairs. Michigan law requires that every driver obtain a driver's license and automobile insurance.

Other options for local transportation include:
* SMART Bus routes in Dearborn (See SMART bus website or watch a video on how to ride the bus).
* DDOT - Detroit area bus routes
* Ride sharing (check with your fellow students who live near you!)
* Uber or Lyft
* Taxi (note that taxi rides can be expensive compared to other options)
* Senior citizens and individuals with disabilities may use MyRide2.

Types of Michigan Identification
This page will provide information on how to obtain a State of Michigan Personal Identification card or Driver’s license.

Transcript Evaluation
This page will provide a list of foreign educational credential services.

Commonly Used Immigration Forms

Form 134 (Affidavit of Financial Support)

Form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization

Form I-539 (Application to extend or change status)

I-901 Form (SEVIS fee)

Other Commonly Used Forms

International Admission Application

Michigan Uniform Guest Application

Transfer Clearance Form

Student Information Form

ECE evaluation form

Change of Program Form

Employment Information

College Calendar