Thank you for your interest in Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. NEO’s mission is to provide opportunities that promote excellence in learning, service and leadership. That mission extends to our students from around the world who make up an important part of the intellectual and cultural community in northeast Oklahoma. Below you will find all the information you need to begin your educational journey at NEO. Please be sure to follow all instructions completely to ensure your admission to NEO.
In order to attend NEO A&M College as an F-1 Visa student, the following information must be completed and on file in our Admissions Office. Once we receive the required documentation we will issue you an I-20 form which you must take to the consulate for your Visa.
Send all the completed forms and required documents to:
c/o Elizabeth Flees
NEO A&M College
200 I Street NE
Miami, OK 74354
If you have any further questions please contact International Programs at (918) 540-6174. Toll free, dial 1-800-GO-GO-NEO (1-800-46-46-636) and ask for International Programs.
When You Arrive at NEO
You may enter the U.S. up to 30 days prior to the beginning of school, however the NEO Dorms will not open until the weekend before school starts. Follow these steps when you arrive on campus:
- Report to International Programs located in the Library / Learning Resource Center located in the Library Administration building. You will need your passport, I-20, and I-94.
- Take your completed application documents to the Office of Admissions to be processed.
- Complete Computerized Placement Tests (CPT Testing) to determine your initial placement in various courses. If your scores are deficient, you will be placed in noncredit, remedial classes. This may add course work to your schedule and require additional semesters for completion.
- You will be assigned an advisor in your major who will enroll you as a student at NEO.
In accordance with federal law, the NEO International Student Office will not communicate about a students application, admission or enrollment at NEO A&M College with anyone other than the student applying. Students should use their own personal email addresses when contacting the school.
When you arrive at NEO you should report to NEO Housing and if you are a student-athlete please report to your coach. All international students will need to take CPT tests (College Placement tests to determine their academic readiness and course selection in the CASA. By the end of the first week of classes report to the International Student Coordinator in the Library to get registered in the SEVIS database; bring your passport, stamped and signed I-20, and your dorm assignment. Students who fail to report for registration may be auto-terminated by the SEVIS system, dropped from classes and required to return to their country of origin.
The Climate of Miami, Ok – Temperatures can range from above 100˚ F (38˚C) during the Summer months (June – August) to below freezing (32˚F or 0˚C) during the Winter (December– February). Annual snowfall is around 7 inches, but during recent years Miami has seen up to a foot of snow and even a few ice storms. With such a range of temperatures and weather conditions it is advisable for international students to be prepared for cold weather with heavy coat and waterproof shoes with good traction. During Spring and Autumn a light jacket is usually adequate. Summers in Miami are hot and humid.
Please note: the NEO Dorms closed own completely during semester breaks and the holiday period between semesters. International students will not be permitted to remain on campus during these times and the cafeteria will not be open. Please be sure you make arrangement s for your room and board during those times.
If you have any further questions please contact International Programs at (918) 540-6393. Toll free, dial 1-800-GO-GO-NEO (1-800-46-46-636) and ask for International Programs