International Student Resources

International students are key members of the McCormick Community.  McCormick's international students come from many countries, including South Korea, Mexico, Armenia, and India among others.  This page is meant as a starting page for connecting with McCormick's resources and information for international students.

Admissions-Related Information

International Applicants & International Inquirers
These pages detail the admissions and language requirements for McCormick applicants.

Financial Aid Information

McCormick's Office of Student Financial Planning offers support and assistance for those seeking to manage the financial aspects of their seminary education. For more information on scholarships, loans and grants, as well as student employment, please contact Tabitha Hightower at 773-947-6309 or

Registrar Information

Requirements for International Students
Basic visa information for international students with regards to enrollment and student status at McCormick. Please contact Chandra Barnett-Wade, PDSO by e-mail or at 773-947-6285 with any questions.

International Student Health Insurance

Coverage Requirements
All international students and their dependents are required to have health insurance, provide a certificate of coverage and a detailed summary of health benefits to the Office of Student Academics. Please contact Alicia Rhine at 773-947-6317 or with questions. 

Learning Resource and Writing Center (LRWC)

LRWC Home Page
The LRWC provides a full range of supports to enhance the skills of all students through writing and listening/speaking courses, including the Summer Immersion Program, a study methods course for theological education, one-on-one tutoring, computer training, and Korean and Spanish language instruction.

Student Representation

The McCormick Student Council
The Council can hear your concerns about life at McCormick and exists to address those concerns working with other students and school administrators. The Council is also home to multiple student groups, including Global Community, Asociacion de Estudiantes Latino/as de McCormick (AELM), and the Korean American Students Association (KASA).  For information about the Council or these groups, contact

The McCormick Herald newspaper
The Herald is the student newspaper of McCormick and always welcomes international student contributions!  For more information or to contribute, contact

The Student Board of Deacons
The Deacons’ scope of concerns includes the emotional and spiritual well-being of students and their families. Deacons seek to foster fellowship, provide opportunities for community building, and offer recognition, prayer support, and comfort regarding joys and concerns of members of the community. Deacons are available for prayer (joys and concerns) and assistance with other types of support at McCormick, including fellowship, financial support in crisis or emergency, and celebration and support. They can be contacted at


Student Life Gallery

Student Life Gallery

Community Highlights

Photos from community events and activities