UPDATE: President Trump Signs New Travel Executive Order
 On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order effective March 16, 2017, impacting certain
individuals seeking entry to the U.S. who are from Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The Executive Order does not apply to individuals who are within the United States on the effective date of the Order
or to those individuals who hold a valid visa. However, international students and scholars from the six affected countries
or traveling to these countries are strongly encouraged to seek guidance from an OIE advisor prior to international travel. Information and Resources


New International Students - Register Here

Forms » Change of Educational Level

When an F-1 student changes academic level, such as changing from Language Training to an academic program, Undergraduate to Master's, Master's to PhD, Second degree at the same level, or Practical Training to a new academic program, USCIS must be informed of the change. This notification must be accomplished in the SEVIS system as soon as possible, the student must request a new SEVIS I-20 which reflects the new academic program.

Request workflow:

  1. Bring the following documents into the International Office:
    1. SEVIS I-20.
    2. Letter of acceptance into new program.
    3. Letter of financial support, not more than 6 months old, showing enough funds to cover expenses (tuition and living expenses) for one year
    4. A letter of award if he/she is a GTA, GRA, or is currently a recipient of a competitive scholarship
  2. The Office of International Education will prepare the new SEVIS I-20 based on the above information

Cost:

Free

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