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Maintenance of Status

F-1 and J-1 students will find information pertaining to maintaining their immigration status in this section.  The international student advisers in DISSA assist students in maintaining their status, but ultimately maintenance of status is the individual student's responsibility.  Students should read the information in this section carefully.

Address Update

Enrollment Requirements

Insurance Mandate

Recordkeeping Requirements

F-1 (I-20) Program Extension

J-1 (DS-2019) Program Extension

Update I-20 or DS-2019 Data

Change in Academic Level

Leave of Absence Procedures

Failure to Abide by F-1 or J-1 Regulations

Activities That May Affect F-1 and J-1 Status Negatively

F-1 Reinstatement

J-1 Reinstatement

Travel Information

Transferring to a New U.S. Institution

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