Forms and Handouts for Internationals

Below is a comprehensive collection of documents you may need as a UMW international student or Visiting Language Instructor. Use Ctrl+F to search for a specific document. If you have any questions, please contact the Center for International Education.

Name of Form Description
Emergency Contact Information for Internationals Current international students and VLIs use this form to update emergency contact information.
Travel Information for International Students and VLIs in F or J visa status
Current international students use this form to review important information about traveling outside the U.S.
Travel During Post-Completion OPT Advisory Travel advisory for F-1 visa students whose post-completion OPT application is pending or has been approved.
Reduced Course Load (RCL) Request Form This form is for requesting authorization for a reduced course load (taking less than 12 credits) for immigration purposes.
Declaration of Major or Change of Major Form F-1 visa students use this form to noticy CIE of declaration of new major or change in major and receive an updated I-20.
Change of Address Form This form is for students reporting a change of address.
F-1 OPT General Information
F-1 students use this to learn about Optional Practical Training.
F-1 OPT Extension Application Instructions
F-1 students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) read this website for instructions on how to extend their OPT up to 17 months.
 J-1 Academic Training Information
J-1 students use this to learn about Academic Training.
J-1 Academic Training Request Form J-1 students use this form to request authorization for Academic Training.
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization F-1 students use this form to apply to USCIS for OPT or an OPT STEM Extension
OPT Reporting Requirements F-1 students on OPT use this form to update any changes to their address or employment.
On-Campus Employment Authorization For J-1 Students
J-1 students use this form to request permission to work on campus.
 F-1 Student Social Security Issuance Memo
 Required for issuance of a social security number to F-1 students.
J-1 Student Social Security Issuance Memo Required for issuance of a social security number to J-1 students.
Using UMW Vans for CIE
Sponsored Activities
VLIs and students refer to these guidelines when requesting the use of UMW vans for CIE sponsored activities.