Maintaining F-1 Status

In order to remain lawfully in the United States during your studies in F-1 status, you must obey the regulations that govern F-1 students. The following links will provide you with guidance for maintaining lawful F-1 status. Although the ISSO endeavors to provide the most up-to-date information, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) considers it the responsibility of the F-1 student to be sure they do not do anything that violates the terms of their status.

Full Course of Study
Completion of Studies
Changes to Information on Your I-20
F-1 Transfers
F-2 Dependents
Leave of Absence/Suspension
Program Extension
Replacement of Lost, Stolen or Damaged I-20, Passport, I-94 or F1-Visa