International Student Center at College of San Mateo - Useful Links
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International Student Center
Useful Links

Housing
Furniture
  • Cort - Provides furniture rental packages and housing information for students living off-campus.
  • Ikea - Sells ready-to-assemble furniture at great prices.
Transportation
  • SamTrans - Public bus transportation. CSM is served by bus routes the 250, the 260, and the 294.
  • Caltrain - Local railway system on the San Francisco-Peninsula area.
  • Clipper - The all-in-one transit card that keeps track of any passes, discount tickets, ride books and cash value that you load onto it. Used for travel on samTrans and Caltrain.
  • SuperShuttle - Cheaper alternative to taking a taxi from the airport. CSM cannot provide airport pick-up.
San Mateo Community College District International website
F-1 International Student Visa/I-94
  • Student Visa Video (EN) - Helpful video produced by the U.S. embassy in Vietnam showing an F-1 visa interview.
  • USCIS - Homepage to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website.
  • Visa Wait Times - For interview appointments and processing.
  • Arrival Form I-94 - Customs Border Patrol has automated the I-94 process. Use this link to print-out your I-94.
Transcript Evaluation Service
  • Foreign Transcript Evaluation - For admissions purposes we will accept an English translation of your transcripts. If you would like credit of your work to apply to an Associate degree at College of San Mateo, please visit the Foreign Transcript Evaluation website.