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The premium for such insurance may be added to the student's regular institutional

billing for tuition, fees, and services.


Institutions must inform international students of all required immunizations at time

of admission.


Student Privacy and Foreign Students


The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) permits institutions to

comply with information requests from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau (ICE) in order to comply with

the requirements of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).


English Proficiency


An offer of admission for a degree-seeking student must not be made when it has

been verified that a student does not have adequate English proficiency for the

individual institution.


Postponement of admission pending improvement of English skills is preferable to

failure or delays in time to degree due to language deficits.


Any TBR institution that conditionally admits students with English proficiency

performance below established standards must provide either an appropriate,

professionally staffed ESL program or provide access to such a program to

remedy such deficiencies.


Students will pay fees for such programs, if not otherwise provided by

standard institutional tuition.


Institutions should establish mandatory standard proficiency levels which are

expected in order for students conditionally admitted due to language

deficiencies to achieve unconditional admission.


Academic and Logistical Accommodation of Foreign Students


TBR institutions must provide international students with fair and reasonable access

to classes, and other programs and services, recognizing that normal domestic

deadlines and procedures for their delivery may require modification in order to