Forms and Handouts for Internationals

Name of Form Description Download
Request for Form I-20
New internationals use this form to request an I-20 for F-1 visa. Request for Form I-20
F-1 Transfer Eligibility Form
Newly admitted internationals use this form to transfer their F-1 visa to UMW. F-1 Transfer Eligibility Form
F-1 Transfer Out Request Form Current F-1 students use this form to transfer their SEVIS record to another U.S. institution. F-1 Transfer Out Request Form
 Immigration Check-In Form
 All newly admitted students (F-1 & J-1 visas) use this form to complete their mandatory Orientation requirement.  Immigration Check-In Form (create gravity form)
Maintaining F-1 Visa Status Handout
This form is for all F-1 visa students. Maintaining F-1 Visa Status
Maintaining J-1 Visa Status Handout
This form is for all J-1 visa students. Maintaining J-1 Visa Status
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. RCL Request Form
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. Major/Minor Declaration Form
Change of Address Form This form is for students reporting a change of address.

Change of Address Form or Name Change

Replacement of I-20/DS-2019 All students use this form to replace an I-20 or DS-2019. I-20/DS-2019 Replacement (create gravity form)
F-1 OPT General Information Handout F-1 students use this handout to learn about Optional Practical Training. F-1 OPT General Information Handout
F-1 OPT Application Instructions Handout F-1 students use this handout to learn about the OPT Application Process. F-1 OPT Application Instructions Handout
F-1 OPT Request Form F-1 students use this form to request a recommendation for Optional Practical Training (OPT). F-1 OPT Request Form
F-1 OPT Extension Request Form F-1 students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) use this form to request recommendation to extend their OPT up to 17 months. F-1 OPT Extension Request Form (create gravity form)
 J-1 Academic Training Information Handout
J-1 students use this handout to learn about Academic Training.  J-1 Academic Training Information Handout
J-1 Academic Training Request Form J-1 students use this form to request authorization for Academic Training. J-1 Academic Training Request Form
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization F-1 students use this form to apply to USCIS for OPT or an OPT STEM Extension USCIS Form I-765 & Instructions
OPT Reporting Requirements F-1 students on OPT use this form to update any changes to their address or employment. OPT Reporting (gravity form)
J-1 On-Campus Employment Authorization Form J-1 students use this form to request permission to work on campus. J-1 On-Campus Employment Authorization Form