Immigration Matters

10 Points to Remember When Applying for an F-1 or J-1 Visa – These important tips will help you prepare for your interview with a US Immigration Officer.

Maintaining F-1 Status – Required for all F-1 students. Provides important information on how to obtain, change, and keep your F-1 status valid. Submit to Center for International Education upon arrival at UMW.

Maintaining J-1 Status - Required for all J-1 students. Provides important information on how to obtain, change, and keep your J-1 status valid. Submit to Center for International Education upon arrival at UMW.

Important Travel Information for Current International Students – Please review this information carefully before making plans to travel outside the United States.

F-1 Student Social Security Issuance Memo – Required for issuance of a social security number to F-1 students who have been offered on-campus employment. Top portion to be completed by the employer, bottom portion to be completed by CIE.

J-1 Student Social Security Issuance Memo – Required for issuance of a social security number to J-1 students.  To be completed by CIE.

For Immigration or Residency information, please contact iss@umw.edu.