International students must have an F-1 visa to enter the United States. Note that you are allowed to stay in the United States as long as your I-20 is valid; however, if you're traveling abroad, you will need a valid F-1 visa to re-enter the United States.
You can find additional information at the U.S. I.C.E website
You can find visa instructions for your specific country at www.usembassy.gov
You can find tips for the interview at www.nafsa.org
Remember, apply for admission to Grossmont College and your visa early! You can review the visa appointment and processing wait times at Visa Wait Times.
Complete the first step above. You can pick up your new I-20 at Grossmont College. Be sure to RSVP for and attend the soonest available International Student Orientation (mandatory).